Air Commodore S. J. Goble CBE DSO DSC, addressing members of No. 10 Squadron RAAF, lined up on ...

Place Oceania: Australia, Victoria, Melbourne
Accession Number 000202
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative nitrate other
Maker Parer, Damien Peter
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 21 November 1939
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Air Commodore S. J. Goble CBE DSO DSC, addressing members of No. 10 Squadron RAAF, lined up on deck aboard the transport troopship RMS Orontes, about to leave for service overseas. Left to right: 3930 Aircraftman 1 (AC1) J. R. Pinkerton, Metal Rigger; 3248 AC1 R. H. Gardiner, Metal Rigger; unknown; 1785 Leading Aircraftman (LAC, later Sergeant) G. J. Gould, Wireless Telegraphy Operator Mechanic (lost on ground operations in Wales on 11 June 1941); 4588 AC1 C. E. Blumfield, Electrician; 4024 AC1 T. W. Jeffery, Clerk General; 4133 AC1 D. M. Kemp, Fitter Armourer; 3856 AC1 T. J. Powell, Instrument Maker; 2768 Corporal E. I. Blundell, Instrument Maker; 2156 LAC F. J. Kirkland, Instrument Maker; 2178 LAC G. T. C. Lowe, Aircrafthand; 3434 AC1 R. A. Haswell, Aircrafthand; C5795 R. J. Adams, Aircrafthand; unknown; 4024 AC1 A. W. Shepherd, Clerk General. In front: Air Commodore S. J. Goble; unknown, and D.A Cameron, Adjutant, No. 10 Squadron.