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Men of the Special Air Service in the jungle during the Malayan Emergency, [ca 21 Jan 1955]

Reference Number: M-0515-F

Men of the New Zealand Special Air Service and a member of the British Parachute Squadron during the Malayan Emergency (1948-1960). Shows them arriving at their troop camp soaked with perspiration after a four day march through the jungle. Sitting on his Bergen pack is Sergeant B Martin (Palmerston North). From left to right: Trooper H Newman (Auckland), Trooper J W Manukonga (New Plymouth), Lieutenant Nicholls (British Parachute Squadron), Lietenant R Vale (Auckland), Warrant Officer, class 2 Noel O'Dwyer (Wellington), and Trooper W Paul (Putaruru). Photograph taken circa 21 January 1955 by an unidentified New Zealand Army photographer.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Sergeant B P Martin and New Zealand. Army. Special Air Service.

Part of:
Malayan Emergency negatives, Reference Number PAColl-4161-13 (57 digitised items)
New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency, Reference Number PAColl-4161 (2071 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)6 x 6 cm cellulosic negative. Square imageSingle negative

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