Naval Component East Timor T-shirt : Lieutenant D J Perryman, RAN
|Title||Naval Component East Timor T-shirt : Lieutenant D J Perryman, RAN|
|Date made||c 2000|
|Physical description||Polyester; Cotton|
Dark blue polyester cotton T-shirt produced for members of the Naval Component Command, East Timor. On the front of the shirt is a screen printed white dove of peace flying over a green map of Timor on a round blue background with the words 'INTERNATIONAL FORCE EAST TIMOR PEACE' in green, on a yellow circle, around the blue. Above, in green, is 'INTERFET'. On the back is an image, in grey, of an amphibious fish emerging from the water, surrounded by the words, in light blue, 'NAVAL COMPONENT EAST TIMOR ADAPT IMPROVISE OVERCOME'.
Souvenir T-shirt produced for members of the Naval Component Command, East Timor. The design on the back was drawn by Chief Petty Officer Peter Hancock, and was intended to reflect the unusual circumstances experienced by the unit ashore. This T-shirt belonged to Lieutenant Duncan John Perryman, who was a member of the component. Perryman served in East Timor as part of the International Force East Timor (INTERFET) in 1999-2000. On 15 September 1999 the UN Security Council authorised a multi-national peace enforcement mission in East Timor, to restore peace and security and to facilitate humanitarian relief efforts.