A New Guinean bearers carrying a stretcher down a steep slope from Shaggy             Ridge to a dressing station at Guy’s Post. In the centre of             the photograph the Faria River runs into the Ramu Valley. Reference number 064244

A New Guinean bearers carrying a stretcher down a steep slope from Shaggy Ridge to a dressing station at Guy’s Post. In the centre of the photograph the Faria River runs into the Ramu Valley. Reference number 064244

Private R. J. Rowe assists Corporal M. Hall, DCM, of the 2/16th Battalion to the regimental aid post after an attack on Shaggy Ridge. Refere...The Battle for New Guinea World War II with America's Australian Allies. Wartime Issue 23 - New Guinea Offensive

Private R. J. Rowe assists Corporal M. Hall, DCM, of the 2/16th Battalion to the regimental aid post after an attack on Shaggy Ridge. Refere...The Battle for New Guinea World War II with America's Australian Allies. Wartime Issue 23 - New Guinea Offensive

NEW GUINEA. 8 NOVEMBER 1943. A PAPUAN INFANTRY BATTALION PATROL LED BY AUSTRALIAN SOLDIERS SETS OUT INTO THE MOUNTAINS FROM KUMBARUM, BELOW SHAGGY RIDGE. THE AUSTRALIANS LEADING THE PATROL, FROM ...

NEW GUINEA. 8 NOVEMBER 1943. A PAPUAN INFANTRY BATTALION PATROL LED BY AUSTRALIAN SOLDIERS SETS OUT INTO THE MOUNTAINS FROM KUMBARUM, BELOW SHAGGY RIDGE. THE AUSTRALIANS LEADING THE PATROL, FROM ...

NEW GUINEA. 8 NOVEMBER 1943. A PAPUAN INFANTRY BATTALION PATROL LED BY AUSTRALIAN SOLDIERS SETS OUT INTO THE MOUNTAINS FROM KUMBARUM, BELOW SHAGGY RIDGE. THE AUSTRALIANS LEADING THE PATROL, FROM ...

NEW GUINEA. 8 NOVEMBER 1943. A PAPUAN INFANTRY BATTALION PATROL LED BY AUSTRALIAN SOLDIERS SETS OUT INTO THE MOUNTAINS FROM KUMBARUM, BELOW SHAGGY RIDGE. THE AUSTRALIANS LEADING THE PATROL, FROM ...

A wounded soldier is carried by local natives past a Shaggy Ridge patrol.    A shot from the Department of Information film 'Jungle Patrol'.   Finisterre Range, New Guinea - January, 1944.

A wounded soldier is carried by local natives past a Shaggy Ridge patrol. A shot from the Department of Information film 'Jungle Patrol'. Finisterre Range, New Guinea - January, 1944.

New guinea. Shaggy ridge. Soldiers  walking the trek from kumbarum  to the pimple

New guinea. Shaggy ridge. Soldiers walking the trek from kumbarum to the pimple

Corporal Mervyn Hall lies wounded after he single handedly attacked and wiped out a Japanese pillbox at the Battle of Shaggy Ridge.

Corporal Mervyn Hall lies wounded after he single handedly attacked and wiped out a Japanese pillbox at the Battle of Shaggy Ridge.

"Jonno's Jungle Joint", Shaggy Ridge, New Guinea with troops of the 2/9th Infantry Battalion

"Jonno's Jungle Joint", Shaggy Ridge, New Guinea with troops of the 2/9th Infantry Battalion


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A wounded soldier is carried by local natives past a Shaggy Ridge patrol.    A shot from the Department of Information film 'Jungle Patrol'.   Finisterre Range, New Guinea - January, 1944.

A wounded soldier is carried by local natives past a Shaggy Ridge patrol. A shot from the Department of Information film 'Jungle Patrol'. Finisterre Range, New Guinea - January, 1944.

Corporal Mervyn Hall lies wounded after he single handedly attacked and wiped out a Japanese pillbox at the Battle of Shaggy Ridge.

Corporal Mervyn Hall lies wounded after he single handedly attacked and wiped out a Japanese pillbox at the Battle of Shaggy Ridge.

Identified left to right. Rear: Unidentified; VX91417 Captain J.C. ZWAR, Medical Officer, bearing stretcher; WX17091 Chaplain C.W.J. CUNNINGHAM, MBE (Roman Catholic). Unidentified injured personnel on stretcher. Front stretcher bearers: WX11750 Sergeant M. STEWART; WX32128 Private D.F. O'KEEFE.   Shaggy Ridge, New Guinea - 27th December

Identified left to right. Rear: Unidentified; VX91417 Captain J.C. ZWAR, Medical Officer, bearing stretcher; WX17091 Chaplain C.W.J. CUNNINGHAM, MBE (Roman Catholic). Unidentified injured personnel on stretcher. Front stretcher bearers: WX11750 Sergeant M. STEWART; WX32128 Private D.F. O'KEEFE. Shaggy Ridge, New Guinea - 27th December

"Jonno's Jungle Joint", Shaggy Ridge, New Guinea with troops of the 2/9th Infantry Battalion

"Jonno's Jungle Joint", Shaggy Ridge, New Guinea with troops of the 2/9th Infantry Battalion

My grandfather (centre) in New Guinea after the Battle of Shaggy Ridge in 1944

My grandfather (centre) in New Guinea after the Battle of Shaggy Ridge in 1944

Shaggy ridge new guinea

Shaggy ridge new guinea

A Bren gun team of 2/8th Australian Infantry Battalion support an attack on Mount Shiburangu, near Wewak in Papua New Guinea.

A Bren gun team of 2/8th Australian Infantry Battalion support an attack on Mount Shiburangu, near Wewak in Papua New Guinea.

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