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Korea c. 1951. Australian troops on a snow-covered hillside.
(AWM HOBJ2068)

PARRY, Ray Norman, Private (Temporary Corporal) (5/400),
3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, 1951

On the night of 23 April 1951, Lance Corporal Parry, armed with a light machine- gun, took three riflemen to man a small knoll slightly to the rear of B Company's perimeter. Based on information that the enemy had infiltrated friendly lines and large numbers were forming up below the knoll to attack the company position, Lance Corporal Parry, leaving the remainder of his section under command of his second-in-command, moved towards the knoll. As he arrived at the light


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