Informal portrait of, left to right: 25495 Private (Pte) Ronald James (Ron) Porto, 25124 Pte ...

Unit 1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment
Accession Number P09453.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Digital file JPEG
Maker Unknown
Date made 1952
Conflict Korea, 1950-1953
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Informal portrait of, left to right: 25495 Private (Pte) Ronald James (Ron) Porto, 25124 Pte Reginald Donald Rootes and 'Charlie' (unidentified), members of the 1st Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (1RAR) who served together during the Korean War. On 11 December 1952 during Operation Fauna, Pte Rootes was listed as assumed missing, presumed killed in action.