Interfet T-shirt : Lieutenant D J Perryman, RAN
|Title||Interfet T-shirt : Lieutenant D J Perryman, RAN|
|Maker||Odd Clothing (Maker)|
|Place made||Australia: New South Wales|
|Date made||c 1999-2000|
Light brown cotton T-shirt printed in black and red. The front bears the logo for the United Nations with 'EAST TIMOR 99/00' beneath it over the right breast and, and over the elft breast, the INTERFET logo with 'INTERFET' above and 'OP STABILISE' beneath it. On the back of the shirt is a two panel red and black cartoon showing two people shooting at a helicopter superimposed by a red 'X' and two people waving to a helicopter superimposed with a red tick. Above and below the cartoons, in English and Bahasa Malaya a multilingual notice advises 'DON'T SHOOT AT INTERFET HELICOPTERS OR PERSONNEL/ INTERFET IS HERE TO HELP THE PEOPLE OF EAST TIMOR/ THERE'S A LOT OF LIVE AMMO AROUND HERE AND WE DON'T WANT ANYONE GOING BERKO'. There is a manufacturer's label and a care instruction lable inside the back neck.
T-shirt purchased by Lieutenant Duncan John Perryman, RAN, while serving 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.