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Malaya, 1941

Pioneer Platoon clearing an area that was to be occupied by the Battalion. According to A.A. MARTIN, the photo was possibly taken at Mersing in November, 1941.

One of the men in the photo is holding a rifle. It was normal practice that one or two men carried a rifle while they were working in the jungle.

Front front of row:

1) NX32446 - MARTIN, Alfred Arthur (Bob), Pte. - HQ Company, Pioneer Platoon
2) NX33519 - TRAPNELL, Robert Arthur (Bob), Pte. - HQ Company, Pioneer Platoon
3) NX31563 - MOSELEY, Henry John, Pte. - HQ Company, Pioneer Platoon
4) NX56747 - HIGGINS, Thomas Henry (Tom), Cpl. - HQ Company, Pioneer Platoon
5) NX2748 - DESPOGES, John Samuel (Darkie), Pte. - HQ Company, Pioneer Platoon
6) NX36242 - WESTON (Bright), Jack, Pte. - HQ Company, Pioneer Platoon
7) NX2535 - JAMESON, Phillip William, Pte. - HQ Company, Pioneer Platoon
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13) NX26862 - McCLELLAND, Alexander (Max), Pte. - HQ Company, Pioneer Platoon (he always stood with hand on hip)

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Source:Photo courtesy A.A. MARTIN
Date:11/1941
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