Joseph M. Ruddick Collection; PictureNT; PictureNT
Rapid Creek; Darwin
Dr Fothergill (capt.) giving the salute on a march past. Left Front: Warrant Officer Davis (his aunty was J M Ruddick's cousin) Back Row: left Sergeant J M Ruddick, then Lt Boody (dentist) Right of Dr Fothergill in front of tent: Lt Joyce (chemist). Taken at 7th Garrison Company Army Medical Corps camp. The Militia Unit was formed in March 1937 at the old Kahlin Compound Reserve paddock Depot. They went into camp on 1st September 1939 (war was declared on 3rd September 1939) and were told to stay there for 90 days. Joe Ruddick was cook there.
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