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Ex POWs arrive in Sydney on board the Hospital Ship ORANJE, 28/9/1945

AWM caption reads:
DARLING HARBOUR, SYDNEY, NSW 1945-09-28. LIEUTENANT GENERAL GORDON BENNETT, FORMER GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING THE 8TH DIVISION AND MRS ASHETON FROM THE 8TH DIVISION WOMENS AUXILIARY TALKING TO EX PRISONERS OF WAR. LEFT TO RIGHT: LIEUTENANT MCLEAN, 2/20TH BATTALION; LIEUTENANT WANKE, 2/4TH MOTOR AMBULANCE CONVOY; LIEUTENANT GENERAL GORDON BENNETT; MRS ASHETON; LIEUTENANT ROSE 2/20TH BATTALION; LIEUTENANT BARNES, 2/18TH BATTALION AND CAPTAIN LANNERCRAFT, 2/30TH BATTALION. (PHOTOGRAPHER L/CPL E. MCQUILLAN)

The above information is not correct - LANNERCRAFT should read LAMACRAFT, and Lt. ROSE could be Lt. ROWE.

Left to right:
1) NX50465 - MACLEAN, Alan Hutchings, Lt. - 2/20 Bn.
2) NX70343 (N76069) - BENNETT, Henry Gordon, Lt. Gen. - HQ 8 Div.
3) ? - WANKE, Lt. - 2/4 Motor Ambulance Convoy
4) Mrs. ASHETON - 8 Div. Womens' Auxillary
5) NX46215 - ROWE, John Clyde, Lt. - 2/20 Bn (possible)
6) ? - BARNES, Lt. - 2/18 Bn.
7) NX34738 - LAMACRAFT, Alfred Howard Maudslay, Capt. - O/C C Company, E.D.
- returned to Australia on the Hospital Ship ORANJE, which arrived in Sydney on 28/9/1945

122029.jpg
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Filename:122029.jpg
Album name:makan / Oranje
Keywords:100105c
Notes:Copyright expired - public domain
Source:From the collection of the Australian War Memorial. Reproduced with permission. ID Number: 122029
Date:28/9/1945
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Date added:Jan 07, 2006
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