Members of 121 Supply Depot Platoon, Australian Army Service Corps hold a storepedo in readiness ...

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Accession Number 079717
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker Keam, Ronald Noel
Place made Pacific Islands: Solomon Islands, Bougainville, Central Bougainville, Torokina
Date made 12 March 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

Members of 121 Supply Depot Platoon, Australian Army Service Corps hold a storepedo in readiness for a dropping sign from the pilot of the Douglas C47 Dakota transport aircraft. The line attached to the storepedo (at the background), opens the chute. Identified left to right are NX146091 Keith Elliott; NX146410 Kevin O'Meagher; NX175276 Dale L Boyle and possibly Roy Thorne.