Topic: BatzNG - Bitapaka
The Battle of Bitapaka
New Guinea, 11 September 1914
Burnell's Photographic Essay, 1914, Part 3
A pictorial essay published shortly after the capture of German New Guinea put together by F.S. Burnell. While the book is unabashed propaganda, the photographs in it at times illustrate aspects of the expedition and Rabaul. The following are pictures from the book.
F.S. Burnell, How Australia took German New Guinea - An Illustrated Record of the Australian Naval & Military Expedition Force, Sydney, 1915.
Germans marching into Herbertshohe to effect their surrender.
Germans parade at Herbertshohe prior to their surrender.
German POW's preparing for transport to their internment camp.
Brigade Major FB Heritage reading the Proclamation.
From left to right: Captain Stevenson, RAN, (of Berrima), Surgeon Colonel Howse, VC, PMO, Captain Travers, Intelligence Officer, Lieutenant Basil Holmes, ADC, Colonel Paton, commander at Rabaul, Lieutenant Whittle, RAN, Naval Intelligence Officer, the Trumpeter, Colonel William Holmes, DSO, VD, Brigadier, Brigade Major FB Heritage.