Northam to Perth March

2/4 Machine Gun Battalion march a total of 61 miles in four stages from Northam to and through Perth. The object was to test the physical fitness and endurance of the personnel and officers of the Battalion and to test the efficiency of the Battalion’s motor transport and administration personnel. Major General James Murdock Archer Durrant takes the salute at march past in Perth. Lieutenant Colonel M J Anketell Commanding Officer 2/4 Machine Gun Battalion.

Watch the video of the march courtesy of the AWM.