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Welcome Black Jack and The Greyhounds

A group of 2/30 Bn. veterans, relatives and friends on board a small launch on Sydney Harbour to welcome home other Battalion members who had returned to Australia on board Esperance Bay.

Two of the group are holding a banner made by Roy Chipps - "Welcome Black Jack and The Greyhounds". Roy was the father of NX24742 - Pte. Ron CHIPPS, who had returned to Australia a few weeks earlier on board the hospital ship, Oranje.

Holding the banner:
Left: NX70437 - KEARNEY, Peter Desmond (Black Prince), Capt. - B Coy. 2 l/c B Coy.
Right: Unknown

Left hand side:
1) Unkown
2) Sister of Ron Chipps
3) Sister of Ron Chipps
4) Cpl. ?

Right hand side:
1) Unknown
2) Unknown
3) Unknown
4) Unknown

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Filename:06061510.jpg
Album name:makan / Esperance Bay
Keywords:NX70437, / NX24742
Notes:See Galleghan's Greyhounds, page 376
Date:9/10/1945
Filesize:37 KiB
Date added:Jun 15, 2006
Dimensions:912 x 600 pixels
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