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 ...
ID numberP09453.001
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Digital file JPEG
MakerUnknown
Date made1952
DescriptionInformal 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.