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Lord Mountbatten meeting No. 5 Commando, Hong Kong, 1946

Photograph, World War Two (1939-1945), 1946.

Lord Louis Mountbatten (1900-1979), Supreme Allied Commander South-East Asia, meeting officers and men of No. 5 Commando, Hong Kong, 4 February 1946.

After the end of the Second World War, No. 5 Commando undertook occupation duties in Hong Kong. They were amalgamated with No. 1 Commando in March 1946, becoming 1/5 Commando, before being fully disbanded in February 1947.

From a collection of photographs compiled by the Commando Association.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1986-02-68-60


National Army Museum, Out of Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

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