Territory Stories

Militia unit

Details:

Title

Militia unit

Photo number

PH0336/0038

Collection

Joseph M. Ruddick Collection; PictureNT; PictureNT

Date

1939

Location

Rapid Creek; Darwin

Description

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.

Notes

Date:1939

Language

English

Use

No known copyright

Copyright owner

Library & Archives NT

License

https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/pdm

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/25154

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/25154

Related items

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/742318


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