Biography

Birth date: 03 May 1900
Birth place: Australia: South Australia, Adelaide, Hyde Park
Death date: 16 December 1988
Final rank: Brigadier
Service number: SX3295 - Second World War, 1939-1945
Unit: 2/7th Field Regiment

Rolls and Awards

Honours and Awards : Distinguished Service Order

  • Unit: 2/7th Field Regiment
  • Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: 2/7th Field Regiment
  • Conflict: Second World War, 1939-1945

Collection Items

Photograph

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KUCHING, BORNEO. 1945-09. VIEW OF OFFICIAL TABLE AS JAPANESE GENERAL YAMAMURA SIGNS THE SURRENDER DOCUMENT. BRIGADIER T.G. EASTICK, DSO, ED, TO WHOM THE JAPS SURRENDERED ON BOARD HMAS KAPUNDA IS STANDING AT THE TABLE.

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KUCHING, BORNEO. 1945-09. BRIGADIER T.C. EASTICK, COMMANDING KUCHING RELIEF FORCE, (BOTTOM LEFT CORNER) READING THE SURRENDER DOCUMENT TO THE JAP ENVOYS WHO COME TO SIGN THE DOCUMENT ON BOARD HMAS "KAPUNDA". GENERAL YAMAMURA, THE CHIEF JAP REPRESENTATIVE IN NEAREST CAMERA.

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KUCHING, BORNEO. 1945-09. NAVAL GUARD AND PERSONAL GUARD FOR JAP REPRESENTATIVES WHO COME ABOARD HMAS "KAPUNDA" TO SURRENDER TO BRIGADIER T.C. EASTICK, DSO, ED, COMMANDING KUCHING RELIEF FORCE AND TO SIGN THE SURRENDER DOCUMENT.

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KUCHING, BORNEO. 1945-09. AIR-SEA RESCUE LAUNCH NO. 922 TAKING THE JAPANESE PARTY TO HMAS "KAPUNDA" FROM THE JETTY. THE JAPS ARE GOING ON BOARD "KAPUNDA" TO SIGN THE SURRENDER DOCUMENT AND SURRENDER TO THE COMMANDER OF KUCHING RELIEF FORCE, BRIGADIER T.C. EASTICK, DSO, ED.

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KUCHING, BORNEO. 1945-09. NAVAL GUARD ON HMAS "KAPUNDA" (RIGHT) WAITING TO RECEIVE BRIGADIER T.C. EASTICK DSO, ED, COMMANDING KUCHING RELIEF FORCE, AS HE COMES ABOARD TO RECEIVE THE SURRENDER OF GENERAL YAMAMURA THE JAP REPRESENTATIVE.

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KUCHING, BORNEO. 1945-09. SECTION OF THE NAVAL GUARD PROVIDED BY HMAS "KAPUNDA" FOR THE CEREMONY HELD ON BOARD WHEN GENERAL YAMAMURA THE JAP ENVOY SIGNED THE SURRENDER DOCUMENT AND SURRENDERED TO BRIGADIER T.C. EASTICK, DSO, ED, COMMANDER OF THE KUCHING RELIEF FORCE.

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CAIRO, EGYPT. 1942-01-18. LED BY THE BASE ORDNANCE BAND AND WITH THE COMMANDING OFFICER, LIEUTENANT COLONEL T.C. EASTICK, AT THE HEAD, MEMBERS OF THE 2/7TH AUSTRALIAN FIELD REGIMENT ARE SHOWN MARCHING THROUGH THE STREETS OF THE CITY TO THE ALL SAINTS CATHEDRAL TO ATTEND THE MORNING PRAYER SERVICE.

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CAIRO, EGYPT. 1942-01-18. LED BY THE BASE ORDNANCE BAND AND WITH THE COMMANDING OFFICER, LIEUTENANT COLONEL T.C. EASTICK, AT THE HEAD, MEMBERS OF THE 2/7TH AUSTRALIAN FIELD REGIMENT ARE SHOWN MARCHING THROUGH THE STREETS OF THE CITY TO THE ALL SAINTS CATHEDRAL TO ATTEND THE MORNING PRAYER SERVICE....

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CAIRO, EGYPT. 1942-01-18. LED BY THE BASE ORDNANCE BAND AND WITH THE COMMANDING OFFICER, LIEUTENANT COLONEL T.C. EASTICK, AT THE HEAD, MEMBERS OF THE 2/7TH AUSTRALIAN FIELD REGIMENT ARE SHOWN MARCHING THROUGH THE STREETS OF THE CITY TO THE ALL SAINTS CATHEDRAL TO ATTEND THE MORNING PRAYER SERVICE...

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General Douglas MacArthur and the official party watching the 25-pounder gun crews in action. Identified from left to right are: (1) VX15120 Brigadier Henry Wells, DSO; (4) Brigadier General Staff, 2nd Australian Corps, NX7 General George Frederick Wootten, CBE, DSO and Bar; (5) NX8 Lieutenant...

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ATHERTON, QLD. 1943-07-05. GENERAL DOUGLAS MACARTHUR TALKS WITH NX7 MAJOR GENERAL G. F. WOOTTEN CBE DSO, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 9TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION, AT THE ATHERTON TABLELAND TRAINING AREA, WHILE SX3295 BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK DSO ED, LOOKS ON.

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ATHERTON, QLD. 1943-07-05. GENERAL DOUGLAS MACARTHUR (WEARING SUNGLASSES) ARRIVES TO WATCH DEMONSTRATIONS BY 25 POUNDER GUN CREWS OF THE 2/7TH AUSTRALIAN FIELD REGIMENT, 9TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION. SHOWN ARE: NX8 LIEUTENANT GENERAL SIR LESLIE MORSHEAD KCB KBE CMG DSO ED (LEFT); GENERAL DOUGLAS...

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ATHERTON, QLD. 1943-07-05. AT THE ATHERTON TABLELAND TRAINING AREA, GENERAL DOUGLAS MACARTHUR (CENTRE); NX8 LIEUTENANT GENERAL SIR LESLIE MORSHEAD KCB KBE CMG DSO ED (LEFT), NX7 MAJOR GENERAL G. F. WOOTTEN CBE DSO, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING, 9TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION AND SX3295 BRIGADIER T. C....

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TRINITY BEACH AREA, QUEENSLAND. 1944-09-12. WX4638 LIEUTENANT J.A. FITZ-GIBBON (1), CONFERS WITH SX3295 BRIGADIER T.C. EASTICK, DSO, ED, (2), AT F TROOP COMMAND POST, 2/7TH FIELD REGIMENT, ROYAL AUSTRALIAN ARTILLERY, DURING COASTWISE TRAINING EXERCIES WITH THE 26TH INFANTRY BRIGADE. AT THE...

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TRINITY BEACH AREA, QUEENSLAND. 1944-09-12. SX3295 BRIGADIER T.C. EASTICK, DSO, ED, (1), WITH MEMBERS OF THE GUN CREW ALONGSIDE, EXAMINES A CAMOUFLAGED 25 POUNDER GUN AT F TROOP, 2/7TH FIELD REGIMENT, ROYAL AUSTRALIAN ARTILLERY.

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TRINITY BEACH AREA, QUEENSLAND. 1944-09-12. SX3295 BRIGADIER T.C. EASTICK, DSO, ED, (1), ALONGSIDE WX10069 CORPORAL T.B. FRASER (2), DURING A VISIT TO THE 2/7TH FIELD REGIMENT. THE UNIT IS ENGAGED IN COASTWISE TRAINING EXERCISES WITH THE 26TH INFANTRY BRIGADE.

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RAVENSHOE, QLD. 1944-12-28. CAPTAIN F J GLENN, 2/7 FIELD REGIMENT, WINNER OF THE BATTERY COMMANDER'S HANDICAP, (1), RECEIVES HIS PRIZE FROM BRIGADIER T C EASTICK, (2), DURING THE 9 DIVISION 1944 CHRISTMAS ATHLETIC CARNIVAL HELD AT THE 2/12 FIELD REGIMENT'S OVAL. LIEUTENANT R BABB, (3), STANDS AT...

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RAVENSHOE AREA, QLD. 1944-12-29. BRIGADIER T C EASTICK, COMMANDER, ROYAL ARTILLERY 9 DIVISION, (4), DURING A NEW YEAR'S PARTY ARRANGED BY AUSTRALIAN ARMY NURSING SERVICE SISTERS FROM THE 2/1 CASUALTY CLEARING STATION. IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL ARE:- PRIVATE MASSEY, (1); PTE W F OAKES, (2); CAPTAIN J...

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RAVENSHOE AREA, QLD. 1945-02-14. THE DUKE OF GLOUCESTER, GOVERNOR GENERAL OF AUSTRALIA, (1), BEING GREETED BY BRIGADIER T C EASTICK, (2), AT THE ENTRANCE TO THE 2/3 TANK ATTACK REGIMENT. MAJOR GENERAL G F WOOTTEN, (3), APPROACHES FROM THE REAR.

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RAVENSHOE AREA, QLD. 1945-02-14. THE DUKE OF GLOUCESTER, GOVERNOR GENERAL OF AUSTRALIA, (2), ACCOMPANIED BY MEMBERS OF THE OFFICIAL PARTY, PASSES THE MOBILE WELDING OUTFIT OF THE 2/8 FIELD REGIMENT WORKING IN THE 2/3 TANK ATTACK REGIMENT AREA. IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL ARE:- LIEUTENANT COLONEL R L...

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RAVENSHOE AREA, QLD. 1945-02-14. THE DUKE OF GLOUCESTER, GOVERNOR GENERAL OF AUSTRALIA, (3), RETURNS THE SALUTE GIVEN BY A SERGEANT IN CHARGE OF A 6 POUNDER TANK ATTACK GUN FROM 12 BATTERY, 2/3 TANK ATTACK REGIMENT DURING A CONDUCTED TOUR OF THE AREA. IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL ARE:- LIEUTENANT COLONEL R...

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RAVENSHOE AREA, QLD. 1945-02-14. THE DUKE OF GLOUCESTER, GOVERNOR GENERAL OF AUSTRALIA, (2), RETURNS A SALUTE AS THE OFFICIAL PARTY MOVES THROUGH TRAINING GROUNDS AMONG N TROOP, 12 BATTERY, 2/3 TANK ATTACK REGIMENT, 9 DIVISION TROOPS. IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL ARE:- LIEUTENANT COLONEL J N L ARGENT, (1);...

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RAVENSHOE, ATHERTON TABLELAND, QLD. 1944-11-28. GENERAL SIR THOMAS A. BLAMEY, COMMANDER- IN- CHIEF, ALLIED LAND FORCES, SOUTH WEST PACIFIC AREA, (2); WITH LIEUTENANT- GENERAL SIR LESLIE MORSHEAD, (3); BRIGADIER W.J.V. WINDEYER, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 9 DIVISION, (1); BRIGADIER D.A. WHITEHEAD,...

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RAVENSHOE, ATHERTON TABLELAND, QLD. 1944-11-28. BRIGADIER W.J.V. WINDEYER, (1); WITH BRIG T.C. EASTICK, (2); AND BRIG D.A. WHITEHEAD, (3); OUTSIDE THE GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING'S MESS, HQ 9 DIVISION AREA.

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WILD RIVER, QUEENSLAND. 1944-12-07. SENIOR OFFICERS OBSERVING A DEMONSTRATION ARRANGED BY HEADQUARTERS ROYAL AUSTRALIAN ARTILLERY 9 DIVISION. IDENTIFIED PERSONNEL ARE:- LIEUTENANT COLONEL A.E. BAMFORD, (1); BRIGADIER H. WELLS, (2); LIEUTENANT GENERAL SIR LESLIE J. MORSHEAD, (3); MAJOR GENERAL G.F....

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KUCHING, SARAWAK 1945-11-16. BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK DSO ED, COMMANDING OFFICER OF KUCHING FORCE (FRONT ROW CENTRE), AND OFFICERS OF HIS STAFF OUTSIDE "ASTANA", THE PALACE OF THE RAJAH OF SARAWAK, SIR CHARLES VYNER BROOKE. (PHOTOGRAPHER SGT F. A. C. BURKE)

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KUCHING, SARAWAK 1945-11-16. BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK DSO ED, COMMANDING OFFICER OF KUCHING FORCE, OUTSIDE "ASTANA", THE PALACE OF THE RAJAH OF SARAWAK, SIR CHARLES VYNER BROOKE. (PHOTOGRAPHER SGT F. A. C. BURKE)

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PENDING, SARAWAK. 1945-09-18. BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK, COMMANDING OFFICER OF KUCHING FORCE, (THIRD FROM RIGHT), SPEAKING TO A GROUP OF DUTCH EX PRISONERS OF WAR SEATED IN A BARGE. THE MEN WERE ABOUT TO BE TAKEN TO LABUAN BY AN RAAF CATALINA AIRCRAFT. (PHOTOGRAPHER SGT F. A. C. BURKE).

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PENDING, SARAWAK. 1945-09-18. BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK, COMMANDING OFFICER OF KUCHING FORCE, (SECOND FROM LEFT), EXAMINING A DRAWING OF QUEEN WILHELMINA OF THE NETHERLANDS DRAWN BY A DUTCH SERGEANT WHILE A PRISONER OF THE JAPANESE. THE DUTCH SOLDIERS WERE ABOUT TO BE EVACUATED BY AIR TO LABUAN....

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PENDING, SARAWAK. 1945-09-18. BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK, COMMANDING OFFICER OF KUCHING FORCE (THIRD FROM RIGHT), GIVING DIRECTIONS TO A DUTCH OFFICER FROM A JETTY ON THE SARAWAK RIVER. THE DUTCH EX PRISONERS OF WAR LOADING THEIR POSSESSIONS ONTO A BARGE WERE ABOUT TO BE TAKEN BY RAAF CATALINA...

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KUCHING, SARAWAK 1945-11-11. A SPECIAL ROWING REGATTA ON THE SARAWAK RIVER WAS GIVEN IN HONOUR OF SX3295 BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK DSO ED, COMMANDER OF KUCHING FORCE, BY LOCAL MALAYS. IN THE FIRST EVENT BEDAR BOATS WITH CREWS LIMITED TO FIFTEEN PADDLERS AND ONE FLAGMAN TOOK PART. THESE TWO LEADING...

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KUCHING, SARAWAK 1945-11-11. A SPECIAL ROWING REGATTA ON THE SARAWAK RIVER WAS GIVEN IN HONOUR OF SX3295 BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK DSO ED, COMMANDER OF KUCHING FORCE, BY LOCAL MALAYS. IN THE SECOND RACE BALOK BOATS (SAMPAT) WITH CREWS LIMITED TO EIGHT PADDLERS AND ONE FLAGMAN TOOK PART. THE WINNING...

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KUCHING, SARAWAK 1945-11-11. A SPECIAL ROWING REGATTA ON THE SARAWAK RIVER WAS GIVEN IN HONOUR OF SX3295 BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK DSO ED, COMMANDER OF KUCHING FORCE, BY LOCAL MALAYS. PRAUS COMPETING IN THE THIRD BEDAR BOAT RACE CROSSING THE FINISHING LINE ARE WATCHED BY LOCALS CROWDING THE WHARF.

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KUCHING, SARAWAK 1945-11-11. A SPECIAL ROWING REGATTA ON THE SARAWAK RIVER WAS GIVEN IN HONOUR OF SX3295 BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK DSO ED, COMMANDER OF KUCHING FORCE, BY LOCAL MALAYS. A GROUP OF PRETTY MALAY GIRLS SEATED IN A PRAU (NATIVE BOAT) WATCH THE RACING.

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KUCHING, SARAWAK 1945-11-11. A SPECIAL ROWING REGATTA ON THE SARAWAK RIVER WAS GIVEN IN HONOUR OF SX3295 BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK DSO ED, COMMANDER OF KUCHING FORCE, BY LOCAL MALAYS. THE BRIGADIER AND OFFICIAL PARTY WATCHING THE EVENTS FROM THE STONE LOOKOUT AT "ASTANA", THE PALACE OF THE RAJAH OF...

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KUCHING, SARAWAK 1945-11-11. A SPECIAL ROWING REGATTA ON THE SARAWAK RIVER WAS GIVEN IN HONOUR OF SX3295 BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK DSO ED, COMMANDER OF KUCHING FORCE, BY LOCAL MALAYS. THE BRIGADIER PRESENTING PRIZE MONEY TO THE FLAG MAN OF THE WINNING PRAU (NATIVE BOAT) IN EVENT FIVE.

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KUCHING, SARAWAK 1945-11-11. A SPECIAL ROWING REGATTA ON THE SARAWAK RIVER WAS GIVEN IN HONOUR OF SX3295 BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK DSO ED, COMMANDER OF KUCHING FORCE, BY LOCAL MALAYS. VARIOUS TYPES OF RIVER CRAFT GATHERED NEAR THE FINISHING LINE AT "ASTANA", THE PALACE OF THE RAJAH OF SARAWAK, SIR...

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KUCHING, SARAWAK 1945-11-11. A SPECIAL ROWING REGATTA ON THE SARAWAK RIVER WAS GIVEN IN HONOUR OF SX3295 BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK DSO ED, COMMANDER OF KUCHING FORCE, BY LOCAL MALAYS. A GROUP OF MALAY COMMUNITY LEADERS AT THE JUDGES' STAND ON THE STEPS LEADING TO "ASTANA", THE PALACE OF THE RAJAH OF...

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KUCHING, SARAWAK 1945-11-11. A SPECIAL ROWING REGATTA ON THE SARAWAK RIVER WAS GIVEN IN HONOUR OF SX3295 BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK DSO ED, COMMANDER OF KUCHING FORCE, BY LOCAL MALAYS. A GROUP OF MALAY COMMUNITY LEADERS AT THE JUDGES' STAND ON THE STEPS LEADING TO "ASTANA", THE PALACE OF THE RAJAH OF...

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KUCHING, SARAWAK 1945-11-11. A SPECIAL ROWING REGATTA ON THE SARAWAK RIVER WAS GIVEN IN HONOUR OF SX3295 BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK DSO ED, COMMANDER OF KUCHING FORCE, BY LOCAL MALAYS. MAHOMMED BIN BOJENG AND A GROUP OF SMALL CHILDREN FROM KAMPONG SUNEI BEDIL WATCHED THE REGATTA FROM HIS PRAU (NATVIE...

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KUCHING, SARAWAK 1945-11-11. A SPECIAL ROWING REGATTA ON THE SARAWAK RIVER WAS GIVEN IN HONOUR OF SX3295 BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK DSO ED, COMMANDER OF KUCHING FORCE, BY LOCAL MALAYS. THREE PRAUS THAT WERE PLACED IN THE RACES WAIT AT THE STEPS TO "ASTANA", WHILE THEIR FLAG MEN COLLECT PRIZE MONEY.

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KUCHING, SARAWAK 1945-11-11. A SPECIAL ROWING REGATTA ON THE SARAWAK RIVER WAS GIVEN IN HONOUR OF SX3295 BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK DSO ED, COMMANDER OF KUCHING FORCE, BY LOCAL MALAYS. MALAY CHILDREN WATCHING THE EVENTS.

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KUCHING, SARAWAK 1945-11-11. A SPECIAL ROWING REGATTA ON THE SARAWAK RIVER WAS GIVEN IN HONOUR OF SX3295 BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK DSO ED, COMMANDER OF KUCHING FORCE, BY LOCAL MALAYS. THE BRIGADIER AND OTHER OFFICERS ENTERING "ASTANA", THE PALACE OF THE RAJAH OF SARAWAK, SIR CHARLES VYNER BROOKE...

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KUCHING, SARAWAK 1945-11-11. THE LUNCHEON TABLE AT THE DINNER GIVEN BY SX3295 BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK, COMMANDING OFFICER OF KUCHING FORCE, FOR LOCAL MALAY COMMUNITY LEADERS. THE DINNER WAS HELD AT "ASTANA", THE PALACE OF THE RAJAH OF SARAWAK, SIR CHARLES VYNER BROOKE.

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KUCHING, SARAWAK 1945-11-11. AUSTRALIAN OFFICERS AND GUESTS AT THE DINNER GIVEN BY SX3295 BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK, COMMANDING OFFICER OF KUCHING FORCE, FOR LOCAL MALAY COMMUNITY LEADERS. THE DINNER WAS HELD AT "ASTANA", THE PALACE OF THE RAJAH OF SARAWAK, SIR CHARLES VYNER BROOKE. (PHOTOGRAPHER SGT...

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KUCHING, SARAWAK 1945-11-11. AUSTRALIAN OFFICERS AND GUESTS AT THE DINNER GIVEN BY SX3295 BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK, COMMANDING OFFICER OF KUCHING FORCE, FOR LOCAL MALAY COMMUNITY LEADERS. THE DINNER WAS HELD AT "ASTANA", THE PALACE OF THE RAJAH OF SARAWAK, SIR CHARLES VYNER BROOKE. (PHOTOGRAPHER SGT...

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KUCHING, SARAWAK 1945-11-11. AN AUSTRALIAN SOLDIER PHOTOGRAPHS A GROUP OF MALAY WOMEN WHO RETREATED TO THE SHADE OF THE ASTANA PIAZZA DURING THE GAMES AND TRADITIONAL DANCES PERFORMED IN THE GROUNDS OF "ASTANA". THE GAMES AND A ROWING REGATTA HAD BEEN HELD IN HONOUR OF SX3295 BRIGADIER T. C....

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KUCHING, SARAWAK 1945-11-11. THE GENDANG AMBOI AND TARI MENARI, BOTH TRADITIONAL DANCES, WERE PERFORMED IN THE GROUNDS OF "ASTANA", THE PALACE OF THE RAJAH OF SARAWAK, SIR CHARLES VYNER BROOKE. THE OCCASION WAS A DAY OF GAMES, DANCES AND A ROWING REGATTA HELD IN HONOUR OF SX3295 BRIGADIER T. C....

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KUCHING, SARAWAK 1945-11-11. AUSTRALIAN SOLDIERS, NATIVES AND MUSICIANS WATCH DANCERS PERFORM THE TRADITIONAL "GENDANG AMBOI" AND "TARI MENARI", IN THE GROUNDS OF "ASTANA", THE PALACE OF THE RAJAH OF SARAWAK, SIR CHARLES VYNER BROOKE. THE OCCASION WAS A DAY OF GAMES, DANCES AND A ROWING REGATTA...

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KUCHING, SARAWAK 1945-11-11. A MALAY BOY PERFORMS A TRADITIONAL "ZEPPEN" DANCE BEFORE AUSTRALIAN SOLDIERS, NATIVE ONLOOKERS AND ACCOMPANYING MUSICIANS IN THE GROUNDS OF "ASTANA". THE OCCASION WAS A DAY OF GAMES, DANCES AND A ROWING REGATTA HELD IN HONOUR OF SX3295 BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK,...

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KUCHING, SARAWAK 1945-11-11. TWO MALAY BOYS PERFORM A TRADITIONAL "ZEPPEN" DANCE BEFORE AUSTRALIAN SOLDIERS, NATIVE ONLOOKERS AND ACCOMPANYING MUSICIANS IN THE GROUNDS OF "ASTANA". THE OCCASION WAS A DAY OF GAMES, DANCES AND A ROWING REGATTA HELD IN HONOUR OF SX3295 BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK,...

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KUCHING, SARAWAK 1945-11-11. AUSTRALIAN SOLDIERS AND NATIVE ONLOOKERS WATCH A TRADITIONAL "ZEPPEN" DANCE IN THE GROUNDS OF "ASTANA", THE PALACE OF THE RAJAH OF SARAWAK, SIR CHARLES VYNER BROOKE. THE OCCASION WAS A DAY OF GAMES, DANCES AND A ROWING REGATTA HELD IN HONOUR OF SX3295 BRIGADIER T. C....

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KUCHING, SARAWAK 1945-11-11. MALAY WOMEN WATCHING THE GAMES AND TRADITIONAL MALAY DANCES BEING PERFORMED IN THE GROUNDS OF "ASTANA". THE CELEBRATIONS WERE IN HONOUR OF SX3295 BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK, COMMANDING OFFICER OF KUCHING FORCE. (PHOTOGRAPHER SGT F. A. C. BURKE)

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KUCHING, SARAWAK 1945-11-11. MALAY WOMEN WATCHING THE TRADITIONAL "ZEPPEN" DANCE BEING PERFORMED IN THE GROUNDS OF "ASTANA". THE OCCASION WAS A DAY OF GAMES, DANCES AND A ROWING REGATTA HELD IN HONOUR OF SX3295 BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK, COMMANDING OFFICER OF KUCHING FORCE. (PHOTOGRAPHER SGT F. A. C....

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KUCHING, BORNEO. 1945-09-11. BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK, COMMANDER, ROYAL ARTILLERY, 9TH DIVISION, ACCEPTED THE SURRENDER OF JAPANESE FORCES IN THE KUCHING AREA FROM THEIR COMMANDER, MAJOR-GENERAL LIYDE YAMAMARA, DURING A SURRENDER CEREMONY HELD ON BOARD THE RAN CORVETTE, HMAS KAPUNDA. SHOWN, SHIPS OF...

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KUCHING, BORNEO. 1945-09-11. BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK, COMMANDER, ROYAL ARTILLERY, 9TH DIVISION, ACCEPTED THE SURRENDER OF JAPANESE FORCES IN THE KUCHING AREA FROM THEIR COMMANDER, MAJOR-GENERAL LIYDE YAMAMARA, DURING A SURRENDER CEREMONY HELD ON BOARD THE RAN CORVETTE, HMAS KAPUNDA. SHOWN, HMAS...

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KUCHING, BORNEO. 1945-09-11. BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK, COMMANDER, ROYAL ARTILLERY, 9TH DIVISION, ACCEPTED THE SURRENDER OF JAPANESE FORCES IN THE KUCHING AREA FROM THEIR COMMANDER, MAJOR-GENERAL LIYDE YAMAMARA, DURING A SURRENDER CEREMONY HELD ON BOARD THE RAN CORVETTE, HMAS KAPUNDA. SHOWN, MEMBERS...

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KUCHING, BORNEO. 1945-09-11. BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK, COMMANDER, ROYAL ARTILLERY, 9TH DIVISION, ACCEPTED THE SURRENDER OF JAPANESE FORCES IN THE KUCHING AREA FROM THEIR COMMANDER, MAJOR-GENERAL (MAJ-GEN) LIYDE YAMAMARA, DURING A SURRENDER CEREMONY HELD ON BOARD THE RAN CORVETTE, HMAS KAPUNDA....

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KUCHING, BORNEO. 1945-09-11. BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK, COMMANDER, ROYAL ARTILLERY, 9TH DIVISION, ACCEPTED THE SURRENDER OF JAPANESE FORCES IN THE KUCHING AREA FROM THEIR COMMANDER, MAJOR-GENERAL (MAJ-GEN) LIYDE YAMAMARA, DURING A SURRENDER CEREMONY HELD ON BOARD THE RAN CORVETTE, HMAS KAPUNDA....

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KUCHING, BORNEO. 1945-09-11. BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK, COMMANDER, ROYAL ARTILLERY, 9TH DIVISION, ACCEPTED THE SURRENDER OF JAPANESE FORCES IN THE KUCHING AREA FROM THEIR COMMANDER, MAJOR-GENERAL (MAJ-GEN) LIYDE YAMAMARA, DURING A SURRENDER CEREMONY HELD ON BOARD THE RAN CORVETTE, HMAS KAPUNDA....

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KUCHING, BORNEO. 1945-09-11. BRIGADIER (BRIG) T. C. EASTICK, COMMANDER, ROYAL ARTILLERY, 9TH DIVISION, ACCEPTED THE SURRENDER OF JAPANESE FORCES IN THE KUCHING AREA FROM THEIR COMMANDER, MAJOR-GENERAL (MAJ-GEN) LIYDE YAMAMARA, DURING A SURRENDER CEREMONY HELD ON BOARD THE RAN CORVETTE, HMAS...

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NATOENA ISLAND, BORNEO 1945-09-28. KUCHING FORCE. BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK DSO ED, COMMANDER OF KUCHING FORCE, WADING ASHORE AFTER CONFERENCE WITH THE JAPANESE COMMANDER ABOARD HMAS KAPUNDA. (PHOTOGRAPHER SGT F. A. C. BURKE)

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NATOENA ISLAND, BORNEO 1945-09-28. KUCHING FORCE. BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK DSO ED, COMMANDER OF KUCHING FORCE, IS GREETED BY LEADERS OF THE NATIVE COMMUNITY IN FRONT OF THE FORMER POLICE STATION. THE JAPANESE HAD USED IT AS THEIR HEADQUARTERS. (PHOTOGRAPHER SGT F. A. C. BURKE)

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NATOENA ISLAND, BORNEO 1945-09-28. KUCHING FORCE. THE AUSTRALIAN PARTY UNDER BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK DSO ED, COMMANDER OF KUCHING FORCE, RE EMBARKS FROM NATOENA ISLAND WHILE THE FORMER JAPANESE COMMANDER AND HIS STAFF STAND BY. (PHOTOGRAPHER SGT F. A. C. BURKE)

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NATOENA ISLAND, BORNEO 1945-09-28. KUCHING FORCE. BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK DSO ED, COMMANDER OF KUCHING FORCE, ON THE FORE DECK OF HMAS KAPUNDA AS SHE TIES UP AT KUCHING AFTER HER RETURN FROM NATOENA ISLAND. (PHOTOGRAPHER SGT F. A. C. BURKE)

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120706

KUCHING, SARAWAK, BORNEO 1945-09-26. KUCHING FORCE. CELEBRATIONS WERE HELD ON THE 71ST BIRTHDAY OF HIS HIGHNESS, THE RAJAH OF SARAWAK, SIR CHARLES VYNER BROOKE. A DETACHMENT OF THE 2/12TH CAVALRY COMMANDO SQUADRON MARCH PAST THE DAIS WHERE BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK DSO ED, COMMANDER OF KUCHING FORCE,...

120706

120707

KUCHING, SARAWAK, BORNEO 1945-09-26. KUCHING FORCE. CELEBRATIONS WERE HELD ON THE 71ST BIRTHDAY OF HIS HIGHNESS, THE RAJAH OF SARAWAK, SIR CHARLES VYNER BROOKE. BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK DSO ED, COMMANDER OF KUCHING FORCE, TAKES THE SALUTE FROM THE OFFICIAL DAIS AS THE PARADE OF AUSTRALIAN ARMY AND...

120707

120708

KUCHING, SARAWAK, BORNEO 1945-09-26. KUCHING FORCE. CELEBRATIONS WERE HELD ON THE 71ST BIRTHDAY OF HIS HIGHNESS, THE RAJAH OF SARAWAK, SIR CHARLES VYNER BROOKE. BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK DSO ED, COMMANDER OF KUCHING FORCE, SITS WITH LOCAL CHINESE AND MALAY DIGNITARIES AS THEY AWAIT A PROCESSION OF...

120708

120719

KUCHING, SARAWAK, BORNEO 1945-09-26. KUCHING FORCE. CELEBRATIONS WERE HELD ON THE 71ST BIRTHDAY OF HIS HIGHNESS, THE RAJAH OF SARAWAK, SIR CHARLES VYNER BROOKE. BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK DSO ED, COMMANDER OF KUCHING FORCE, WITH PADRES A. H. STEWART AND A. E. BEGBIE OF 9TH DIVISION, AND MAJOR...

120719

116924

KUCHING, SARAWAK. 1945-09-11. BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK, COMMANDING KUCHING FORCE, GIVING INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE LEAVING CAMP WITH COLONEL A. W. WALSH, COMMANDING OFFICER, 2/10TH FIELD REGIMENT (BACKGROUND) AND COLONEL T. SUGA, IMPERIAL JAPANESE ARMY, COMMANDING ALL THE JAPANESE PRISONER OF WAR CAMPS IN...

116924

116931

KUCHING, SARAWAK. 1945-09-11. AFTER THE SURRENDER CEREMONY AT KUCHING, BRIGADIER (BRIG) T. C. EASTICK, COMMANDING KUCHING FORCE, 9TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION, ACCOMPANIED BY LIEUTENANT COLONEL (LT-COL) A. W. WALSH, COMMANDING OFFICER 2/10TH FIELD REGIMENT, 8TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION (A PRISONER OF WAR) AND...

116931

116934

KUCHING, SARAWAK. 1945-09-11. AFTER THE SURRENDER CEREMONY AT KUCHING, BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK, COMMANDING KUCHING FORCE, 9TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION, ACCOMPANIED BY LIEUTENANT COLONEL A. W. WALSH, COMMANDING OFFICER 2/10TH FIELD REGIMENT, 8TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION (A PRISONER OF WAR) AND COLONEL T....

116934

116935

KUCHING, SARAWAK. 1945-09-11. AFTER THE SURRENDER CEREMONY AT KUCHING, BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK, COMMANDING KUCHING FORCE, 9TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION, ACCOMPANIED BY LIEUTENANT COLONEL A. W. WALSH, COMMANDING OFFICER 2/10TH FIELD REGIMENT, 8TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION (A PRISONER OF WAR) AND COLONEL T....

116935

116936

KUCHING, SARAWAK. 1945-09-11. AFTER THE SURRENDER CEREMONY AT KUCHING, BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK, COMMANDING KUCHING FORCE, 9TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION, ACCOMPANIED BY LIEUTENANT COLONEL A. W. WALSH, COMMANDING OFFICER 2/10TH FIELD REGIMENT, 8TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION (A PRISONER OF WAR) AND COLONEL T....

116936

116937

AFTER THE SURRENDER CEREMONY AT KUCHING, BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK, COMMANDING KUCHING FORCE, 9TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION, ACCOMPANIED BY LIEUTENANT COLONEL A. W. WALSH, COMMANDING OFFICER 2/10TH FIELD REGIMENT, 8TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION (A PRISONER OF WAR) AND COLONEL T. SUGA, COMMANDANT OF ALL PRISONER...

116937

116938

KUCHING, SARAWAK. 1945-09-11. AFTER THE SURRENDER CEREMONY AT KUCHING, BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK, COMMANDING KUCHING FORCE, 9TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION, ACCOMPANIED BY LIEUTENANT COLONEL A. W. WALSH, COMMANDING OFFICER 2/10TH FIELD REGIMENT, 8TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION (A PRISONER OF WAR) AND COLONEL T....

116938

116939

KUCHING, SARAWAK. 1945-09-11. AFTER THE SURRENDER CEREMONY AT KUCHING, BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK, COMMANDING KUCHING FORCE, 9TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION, ACCOMPANIED BY LIEUTENANT COLONEL A. W. WALSH, COMMANDING OFFICER 2/10TH FIELD REGIMENT, 8TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION (A PRISONER OF WAR) AND COLONEL T....

116939

116940

KUCHING, SARAWAK. 1945-09-11. AFTER THE SURRENDER CEREMONY AT KUCHING, BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK, COMMANDING KUCHING FORCE, 9TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION, ACCOMPANIED BY LIEUTENANT COLONEL A. W. WALSH, COMMANDING OFFICER 2/10TH FIELD REGIMENT, 8TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION (A PRISONER OF WAR) AND COLONEL T....

116940

116949

KUCHING, SARAWAK. 1945-09-10. WARRANT OFFICER L. T. A. BECKETT, RADIO INSTRUMENT AND MAINTENANCE UNIT, ROYAL AIR FORCE FAR EAST, SHOWING THE WIRELESS SET WHICH HE MADE WHILE A PRISONER OF WAR OF THE JAPANESE TO BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK, COMMANDING KUCHING FORCE AND LIEUTENANT COLONEL A. W. WALSH,...

116949

116951

KUCHING, SARAWAK, 1945-09-10. WO L.T.A. BECKETT, RADIO INSTRUMENT AND MAINTENANCE UNIT, ROYAL AIR FORCE FAR EAST, SHOWING THE WIRELESS SET WHICH HE MADE WHILE A PRISONER OF WAR OF THE JAPANESE TO BRIG T.C. EASTICK, COMMANDING KUCHING FORCE AND LT-COL A.W. WALSH, COMMANDING OFFICER, 2/10 AUST FIELD...

116951

OG3501

KUCHING, SARAWAK. 1945-09-11. BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK DSO ED, USING A MICROPHONE, READS THE SURRENDER TERMS TO MAJOR GENERAL YAMAMURA, THE KUCHING GARRISON COMMANDER, ON HMAS KAPUNDA. THE TABLE ON WHICH THE INSTRUMENT OF SURRENDER RESTS IS COVERED WITH A UNION JACK FLAG.

OG3501

OG3502

KUCHING, SARAWAK. 1945-09-11. ABOARD HMAS KAPUNDA AS THE JAPANESE ENVOY'S INTERPRETER READS THE SURRENDER TERMS TO MAJOR-GENERAL YAMAMURA, THE KUCHING GARRISON COMMANDER (RIGHT).

OG3502

OG3504

KUCHING, SARAWAK. 1945-09-11. MAJOR GENERAL YAMAMURA, COMMANDER OF THE JAPANESE GARRISON AT KUCHING, SIGNING THE UNCONDITIONAL SURRENDER DOCUMENT WHEN HE HANDED OVER CONTROL OF HIS FORCES TO BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK DSO ED (CENTRE), COMMANDER OF THE AUSTRALIAN FORCES, ACCEPTING THE SURRENDER ABOARD...

OG3504

OG3506

KUCHING, SARAWAK. 1945-09-11. BRIGADIER T. C. EASTICK DSO ED, COMMANDER OF THE AUSTRALIAN FORCES, SIGNS THE SURRENDER TERMS ON HMAS KAPUNDA.

OG3506

OG3508

KUCHING, SARAWAK. 1945-09-11. BRIGADIER EASTICK DSO ED RECEIVES MAJOR GENERAL YAMAMURA'S SWORD AFTER THE SURRENDER DOCUMENT WAS SIGNED ABOARD HMAS KAPUNDA.

OG3508

024881

WESTERN DESERT, EGYPT, 1942-08-21. GROUP TAKEN DURING THE VISIT OF GENERAL SIR HAROLD ALEXANDER, C-IN-C (M.E.) TO THE 9TH AUSTRALIAN DIVISION IN THEIR BATTLE AREA LEFT TO RIGHT- GENERAL ALEXANDER, LIEUT- COLONEL T.C. EASTICK, COMMANDING 2/7TH FIELD REGIMENT ROYAL AUSTRALIAN ARTILLERY, MAJOR D.T....

024881

060324

PORT MORESBY, NEW GUINEA. 1943-11-06. AT THE FAREWELL DINNER, HELD AT HEADQUARTERS, NEW GUINEA FORCE, GIVEN TO NX363 LIEUTENANT GENERAL SIR IVEN MACKAY, KBE, CMG, DSO, VD., TO CELEBRATE HIS APPOINTMENT AS HIGH COMMISSIONER TO INDIA. SHOWN ARE: NX231 BRIGADIER FRED O. CHILTON, DSO, (1); B2/359 MISS...

060324

Film

Japanese surrender at Kuching

On board a RAN corvette Kapunda, moored in Sarawak River, 437351 (SX3295) Brigadier Thomas Charles Eastick DSO ED, Commander, Royal Artillery, 9 Australian Division, accepted the surrender of Major General Yamenuna.

F07329

Kuching Hospital & POWs embark for Australia

Civilian internees and prisoners of war were flown from Kuching to Labuan at the start of their journey home after being liberated from POW camp, Kuching. Several Australian and British POW received treatment at Kuching General Hospital after Japan had capitulated, prior to Japanese surrender. This...

F07330

Kuching POW Camp

Scenes taken at POW camp, Kuching, where some one thousand three hundred people, British, Australian troops and civilians and some Roman Catholic priests had gathered. Parade for visit of 351001 (VX7) Major General George Frederick Wootten, General Officer Commanding 9 Australian Division at POW...

F07331

Rajah's Palace at Kuching

Views of the Astana (native for Rajah's Palace) situated on the north bank of the Sarawak River. The Palace was used by General Yanamura as Japanese headquarters, Sarawak, and is now Kuching Relief Force HQ. 437351 (SX3295) Brigadier Thomas Charles Eastick DSO ED, Commander, Royal Artillery, 9th...

F07332

General activities in Kuching & Brigadier Eastick's visit to Pontianak

General view of troops sightseeing and being entertained by Chinese families in Kuching. Examination and inspection of surrendered Japanese on wharf at Kuching. Discovery of Japanese arms dump in St Joseph's School, Kuching, on 25 September 1945. 437351 (SX3295) Brigadier Thomas Charles Eastick DSO...

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Timeline

Date of birth 1900-05-03
Date of discharge 1946-02-27
Date of death 1988-12-16