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Signals Huts

Birdwood Camp, Singapore, 1941.

"This snap shows the two huts belonging to the Sigs, on the Sunday morning clean up. Seated on the charpoy in the foreground is Bill Moncrieff, one of the Wagga lads. Standing at the back with hands on hips is "Hank" Massey. George Coote is fellow with the "high forehead", Laury Quintal, who traces back to Fletcher Christian of the Mutiny of the Bounty is sitting down a little in front of George.

I'm over in the other hut, of which there will be a further snap soon."

1) NX53639 - DAVIDSON, Ernest Leslie (Les), Pte. - HQ Company, Signals Platoon (seated left back)
2) NX36759 - MONCRIEFF, William Henry (Gladys), Pte. - HQ Coy. Sig. Pl. to 8 Div. Sigs. 10/11/1941, Doi Malaya Hamlet (Pellagra, Dys) (seated on charpoy at front)
3) NX25715 - MASSEY, Thomas Fox (Hank), L/Cpl. - HQ Coy. Sig. Pl. (standing left back with hands on hips)
4) NX47129 - COOTE, George Bentley, Pte. - HQ Coy. Sig. Pl. Doi Sonkurai 1 (Cholera)
5) NX65486 - QUINTAL, Laurie Patterson, Pte. - HQ Coy. Sig. Pl. Doi Tanbaya (Beri Beri, Dysentery) (sitting on charpoy in background)
6) NX36166 - WRIGHT, Robert, Cpl. - HQ Coy. Sig. Pl.

1. The photographs are to be known as The Bob Wright Collection.
2. Reproduction of the Collection or any part of it is prohibited without written permission.
3. Permission is granted to the 2/30th Batallion Association to reproduce the Collection as it deems appropriate.
4. Permission is granted to the Australian War Memorial Museum to reproduce the Collection as it deems appropriate.
5. All other permission is specifically withheld.
6. Written application for permission to reproduce the Collection, or part of it, may be made to:
Mr I. Wright
95 Hewitt Avenue
Wahroonga 2076 New South Wales

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Album name:makan / Birdwood
Source:Photo courtesy of Mr I. Wright
Date:1941
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Date added:Apr 27, 2006
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