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ID number P00336.001
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white

Description

PORTRAIT OF LIEUTENANT FRANK HUBERT MCNAMARA OF NO.1 SQUADRON, AUSTRALIAN FLYING CORPS. MCNAMARA WAS THE FIRST AUSTRALIAN AIRMAN AWARDED THE VICTORIA CROSS (VC) FOR HIS PART IN RESCUING A FELLOW PILOT WHO HAD BEEN FORCED TO LAND BEHIND ENEMY LINES DURING AN AERIAL BOMB ATTACK BY ALLIED FORCES ON AN IMPORTANT TURKISH SUPPLY POINT AT GAZA, PALESTINE, 1917-03-20.