Group portrait of RAAF No. 1 Elementary Flying Training School (1 EFTS) (Tiger Moths DH82), No. ...

Accession Number P04439.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Negative
Maker Ballantyne, Colin
Place made Australia: South Australia, Salisbury, Parafield
Date made June 1941
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Group portrait of RAAF No. 1 Elementary Flying Training School (1 EFTS) (Tiger Moths DH82), No. 14 Course, Leading Aircraftmen, Parafield, SA, June 1941. Identified, back row, left to right: 416166 Leading Aircraftmen (LAC) A G (later Flying Officer) Allen Grayson Edwards, (accidentally killed 25 January 1943); 416285 LAC (later Flying Officer [FO]) Charles Guy Riley, accidentally killed in the United Kingdom on 1 August 1942; 416267 LAC C V Lea; 429645 LAC B H Brown, killed in flying battle, 6 November 1944; 416256 LAC K U Furness; 416247 LAC G A Collins, accidentally killed, 9 January 1943; 416255 LAC D M Fowler; 408554 LAC J N Pruden; LAC R H Campbell; 416144 LAC R L Brockhoff, accidentally killed, 5 December 1941. Centre row: 416248 LAC D R Douglas; 416305 LAS F A Woithe; 416277 LAC G W Mitchell; 408560 LAC G D Baird; 416280 LAC A E Pearce, killed in flying battle, 11 February 1943; 416241 LAC (later Sergeant) Reuben Henry Bates-Brownsword, accidentally killed in a training flight accident at Bairnsdale, Victoria, 1 February 1943; LAC W S Harrison; 407111 LAC T S Booth; 408557 LAC (later FO) Alexander Frederick Williams, lost on operations over Germany on 30 July 1943; 416066 LAC S T Taylor. Front row: 416303 LAC P K Wendt; 416298 LAC W.V. Virgo Distinguished Flying Medal (DFM); 416032 LAC (later Sergeant) Robert Ambrose Redman, accidentally killed at Yetna, Western Australia on 15 March 1943; 416028 LAC A R Whitington, accidentally killed, 2 May 1942; 416268 LAC E M Linn; 416258 LAC K W Giles DFM; 416269 LAC T H McGovern Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC); 416291 LAC D H Steele, accidentally killed 28 August 1942; 416262 LAC D W H Jones; 406817 LAC A G (later Flying Officer) Arthur Geoffrey Waite, (lost on operations over New Guinea on 13 March 1945).