1RAR Hill 227 Preparation

Preparing for Operation Blaze, assault on Hill 227

After Action Report

The first major Australian operation on the Jamestown Line in 1952

Map of operation

A Company 'O' Group prior to attack on Hill 227, 2 July, 1952

Names left to right:
Officer Commanding, Major Thomson MC;
2IC Captain Peter Cook;
Platoon Commander, 2 Platoon, Lieutenant Alan Pearse MID;
Platoon Commander, 1 Platoon, Lieutenant Gil Lucas MC;
British Tank Officer, 5th Inniskilling Dragoon Guards, Lieutenant Mike Swindells;
Platoon Commander, 3 Platoon, Lieutenant Dennis Williams MC.

Decorations shown were earned as a result of the Hill 227 attack.

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