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From the Collection of Wangaratta RSL Sub Branch 1 Victoria Parade Wangaratta Victoria

Description
Black and white photograph of officers on deck of ship at sea
Size
13cm w x 14cm L
Object Registration
384.8
Keywords
ww2, japanese surrender, borneo, hmas burdekin
Historical information
JAPANESE VICE-ADMIRAL MITCHISHI KAMADA ABOARD USN PTB377 COMING ALONGSIDE FRIGATE HMAS BURDEKIN ON 8 SEPTEMBER 1945 TO SURRENDER THE JAPANESE FORCES IN DUTCH BORNEO. THE SURRENDER WAS ACCEPTED BY MAJOR-GENERAL E.J. MILFORD, GOC 7TH DIVISION, AIF AT A POSITION SOME 50 MILES NORTH EAST OF BALIKPAPAN.
When Made
8/9/1945
Last updated
13 May 2019 at 6:18PM