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A Company of the Australian 2/23 Infantry Battalion advancing through wrecked oil storage tanks at tank hill, Tarakan, 1 May 1945

Caption   A Company of the Australian 2/23 Infantry Battalion advancing through wrecked oil storage tanks at tank hill, Tarakan, 1 May 1945 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseAustralian War Memorial
Identification Code   090932
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Photos on Same Day See all photos dated 1 May 1945
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 11 Jul 2007
Licensing  Public Domain



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1. Alannah Rice says:
4 Aug 2007 02:59:25 AM

Im the daughter of John Macdonald Rice, shot and wounded on Tarakan and rescued by his mates, particularly a man by the name of Tommy Porter. I would love to contact him. Can anyone help me? Does anyone remember my father? He was a Corporal with the 223rd battalion. After he was badly wounded on Tarakan, he was transferred back to Darwin. Many Thanks.

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