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Evacuation from Tobruk, 1941

ID Number: 021160

Maker: Fisher, Thomas

Place made: North Africa: Egypt, North Egypt, Alexandria


Members of the 2/48th Battalion, 9th Australian Division, with a pet dog, after evacuation from Tobruk on the ship Kingston.

Identified left to right: (believed to be) SX8281 Private Jack Colin Curtis of Southwark, SA; SX7613 Private Jack Eunson Champion of Echunga, SA; SX6305 Corporal Roy Clifford Darley of Narridy, SA. Private Curtis later died of wounds in Egypt on 23 September 1942.


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This photograph is from the Australian War Memorial's collection


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Taken in October 1941