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Research Sources
The details displayed on this website have been compiled from information supplied by the following organisations.

Navy
postal address
Naval History Directorate
Department of Defence
Russell Offices
CANBERRA ACT 2600
Army
postal address
Army History Unit
Department of Defence
Russell Offices
CANBERRA ACT 2600
Air Force
postal address
RAAF Historical Records
Department of Defence
Russell Offices
CANBERRA ACT 2600
Australian War Memorial
postal address
Australian War Memorial
GPO Box 345
Canberra ACT 2601


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Honours
The Honour data for individual service men and women was provided by the Australian War Memorial.

postal address
Australian War Memorial
GPO Box 345
Canberra ACT 2601


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Honour Images
Honour images, displayed on this website, were taken from the following publications:

The Year 2001 Calender
published jointly by
Department of Veterans' Affairs and the Australian War Memorial
honours
Companion of the Distinguished Service Order
Distinguished Conduct Medal
Distinguished Flying Cross
Distinguished Flying Medal
Distinguished Service Cross
Distinguished Service Medal
George Cross
George Medal
Military Cross
Medal Yearbook 2001
edited by
James Mackay, John W Mussell and the Editorial Team of Medal News
published by
Token Publishing Ltd.
Devon, UK.
honours
British Empire Medal
Commander of the Order of the British Empire
Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire
Member of the Order of the British Empire
Officer of the Order of the British Empire
Royal Red Cross (2nd Class)
British Orders, Decorations and Medals
by
Donald Hall (in association with Christopher Wingate)
published by
Balfour Publications
printed by
Photo Precision Ltd
St Ives
Huntington, England
honours
Air Force Cross
Air Force Medal
Royal Red Cross (1st Class)


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Photographs
The following photographs were provided courtesy of the Australian War Memorial (AWM), Canberra.

HOBJ0418 A RAN Commander (Cdr), probably V G Jerram, on board his ship HMAS Culgoa. A RAN Commander (Cdr), probably V G Jerram, on board his ship HMAS Culgoa.
LEEJ0499 Vice Admiral Sir John Collins, First Member of the Australian Naval Board and Chief of Naval Staff, is on a tour of inspection of Commonwealth naval forces in Japan and Korea. Here Vice Admiral Collins inspects ratings on HMAS Condamine during his visit to the ship in Japanese or Korean waters. Vice Admiral Sir John Collins, First Member of the Australian Naval Board and Chief of Naval Staff, is on a tour of inspection of Commonwealth naval forces in Japan and Korea. Here Vice Admiral Collins inspects ratings on HMAS Condamine during his visit to the ship in Japanese or Korean waters.
HOBJ2406 Vice Admiral (Vice Adm) Sir Guy Russell, Commander in Chief Far East Station, shakes hands with an unidentified lieutenant standing beside other officers on board HMAS Sydney in Kure harbour, Japan. HMAS Sydney has replaced HMS Glory as the new flagship of Vice Adm Russell. The officer on the far right is possibly Lieutenant K W Shands. Vice Admiral (Vice Adm) Sir Guy Russell, Commander in Chief Far East Station, shakes hands with an unidentified lieutenant standing beside other officers on board HMAS Sydney in Kure harbour, Japan. HMAS Sydney has replaced HMS Glory as the new flagship of Vice Adm Russell. The officer on the far right is possibly Lieutenant K W Shands.
DUKJ3797 An unidentified anti aircraft spotter, probably on the RAN destroyer HMAS Bataan operating off the Korean, coast pulls a thick duffle coat over his collection of jerseys and jumpers, and you can be sure he’s wearing raw wool seaboot socks underneath his winter woollies and heavy serge trousers. A balaclava helmet gives some cover for the ears and cheeks, but stinging eyes and a numbed nose are always ills to be cured when the watch is ended. An unidentified anti aircraft spotter, probably on the RAN destroyer HMAS Bataan operating off the Korean, coast pulls a thick duffle coat over his collection of jerseys and jumpers, and you can be sure he’s wearing raw wool seaboot socks underneath his winter woollies and heavy serge trousers. A balaclava helmet gives some cover for the ears and cheeks, but stinging eyes and a numbed nose are always ills to be cured when the watch is ended.
157648 Majon'ni, Korea. 1953-06-09. Unidentified men of C Company, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (2RAR), in the trenches of left forward Company position on The Hook after relieving 1st Battalion King's Regiment. Majon'ni, Korea. 1953-06-09. Unidentified men of C Company, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (2RAR), in the trenches of left forward Company position on The Hook after relieving 1st Battalion King's Regiment.
DUKJ3958 Portrait of an unidentified pilot of 77 Squadron RAAF after returning from a combat mission in one of the unit’s P51 Mustang fighter aircraft. He is wearing full flying uniform including survival gear, helmet, sidearm, oxygen mask and is carrying a satchel of maps. Portrait of an unidentified pilot of 77 Squadron RAAF after returning from a combat mission in one of the unit’s P51 Mustang fighter aircraft. He is wearing full flying uniform including survival gear, helmet, sidearm, oxygen mask and is carrying a satchel of maps.
P03119_029An informal portrait of 022222 Pilot Officer M J (Milt) Cottee serving with 77 Squadron RAAF in Korea. An original member of the Squadron at the outbreak of the war, he received a Mentioned in Despatches and a US Air Medal for his service as a P-51D Mustang pilot in 1950.An informal portrait of 022222 Pilot Officer M J (Milt) Cottee serving with 77 Squadron RAAF in Korea. An original member of the Squadron at the outbreak of the war, he received a Mentioned in Despatches and a US Air Medal for his service as a P-51D Mustang pilot in 1950.
P03119_025An informal individual portrait of A4443 Sergeant K H (Kev) Foster DFM outfitted in his flying suit prepared for a sortie. He is a member of 77 Squadron RAAF serving in Korea. Standing in a lane between accommodation huts, his US manufactured flying equipment includes a helmet, goggles, oxygen mask, communications headset and various pouches. For his service between 1950-51 he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Medal. An informal individual portrait of A4443 Sergeant K H (Kev) Foster DFM outfitted in his flying suit prepared for a sortie. He is a member of 77 Squadron RAAF serving in Korea. Standing in a lane between accommodation huts, his US manufactured flying equipment includes a helmet, goggles, oxygen mask, communications headset and various pouches. For his service between 1950-51 he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Medal.
HOBJ2689Flight Lieutenant (Flt Lt) John Harnetty, a Public Relations Officer with the Australian Army, who was seconded from the RAAF, stands beside his tent. Flt Lt Harnetty is wearing his officer's peaked cap with RAAF wings, scarf and leather gloves. He is visiting a camp in Korea during the beginning of the 1951 winter. Flight Lieutenant (Flt Lt) John Harnetty, a Public Relations Officer with the Australian Army, who was seconded from the RAAF, stands beside his tent. Flt Lt Harnetty is wearing his officer's peaked cap with RAAF wings, scarf and leather gloves. He is visiting a camp in Korea during the beginning of the 1951 winter.


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