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 ...

Collection ID P09453.001
Collection type Photograph
Title 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 ...
Object type Black & white
Maker Unknown
Date made 01 January 1970
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

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.