Crossing the line (Equator) 1944

This photograph was taken in 1944 by Sid Ward. Sid sadly passed away last month after. Between 1939 and 1944 Sid served on HMS Berwick. This photo was taken on board a Dutch Cruise Liner, tasked with the job of taking the sailors to Australia to join the fight against the Japanese. Sid serve on board HMS VICTORIOUS until the war in the pacific ended in 1945.

Submitted by Jeff Sheard

Photo: Crossing the line (Equator) on the way to Australia 1944.

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