Sikh POW’s In New Guinea WWII FILMS

Sikh POW’s in New Guinea WWII FILMS

The Australian Forces made the Mutton Flaps care for the Indian POWs released at Rabaul New Guinea, WWII. Photo by D. McLennan.

The Australian Forces made the Mutton Flaps care for the Indian POWs released at Rabaul New Guinea, WWII. Photo by D. McLennan.

 

CLICK HERE FILM 1 POW’s being treated and receiving turbans.

CLICK HERE FILM 2 POW’s keeping fit and exercising at Rabual New Guinea

(Films Courtesy of the Australian War Memorial)

The Sikh and Indian POW’s in New Guinea were repatriated by the Australian Army and treated by the Australian Medical Corps.   These films show the POW’s being treated and given new clothing and turbans and exercising to regain fitness.

© Crystal Jordan and Len Kenna June 2015