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Photo 45

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At sea. 1945-10-10. Officers and men of 2/2nd Pioneer Battalion, ex-POWs of the Japanese, on the deck of the British troopship MV Highland Brigade on their way home to Australia. Identified personnel : top row 3rd from right (with beret) VX18670 Private Gilbert Forrest. AWM id no. 117832