Members of the Fiji Infantry Regiment

Members of the 1st Battalion, Fiji Infantry Regiment waiting for an air drop in 1952, during the Malayan Emergency. About 40 New Zealand officers and NCOs served with the battalion between 1951 and 1956.

Inscriptions: ‘Waiting for an air drop. Note handle of knife sticking in tree. Recognise it? 1st Bn Fiji Infantry Regiment. Malayan Emergency 1952. (NZ officer 2nd from left. Major George Mate, O/C D Company distant on right. T Nolan.)’

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Posted: 06 Apr 2021

My grandfather was there with sukanaivalus 3rd battalion..Can I see one of their photos..pleaseHis name is Ratu Kalivate Nacagilaba Balenaivalu