Group portrait of No. 29 Course at 7 Elementary Flying Training School (EFTS) RAAF, held at ...

Accession Number P04895.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: Tasmania
Date made 1942
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 No. 29 Course at 7 Elementary Flying Training School (EFTS) RAAF, held at Western Junction, Tasmania. Identified from left to right, back row: Baker; 418483 William Boris Tilley (later of 10 Squadron RAAF, who was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) on 26 September 1944); 418334 Flying Officer David Beharrie of St. Kilda Vic (lost on operations over France on 19 July 1944); Davidson; Edwards; Mitchell; 418859 Noel Edward Marchant; Lloyd; O33150 William Carlyle Keritz; Doyle; Dodson; Greives; 418936 James Charles Fugger (later of 44 Squadron RAF, who was awarded the DFC on 16 November 1945). Fourth row: 418482 Benjamin Aubrey Tillett; 408460 Ryder Britton Shelley; Hogan; 418441 Leigh Hirst; Chisolm; Woolstoncroft; Brown; 418998 John Darling; 418828 John Geoffrey Norman Gadsden; Green; 418942 Malcolm McCleod Glennie. Third row: 418892 Eric Charles Thacker; 418994 Joseph Herbert Waxman (later of 466 Squadron RAAF, who received the DFC on 20 February 1945); 418358 Malcom Reginald Denson; Walker; Andrews; Henry; Harvey; Hall; Holt; Roereight; 48353 Clifford William Mattingly; Lawson; Cook. Second row: 418617 Kenneth Thomas Chilton; Derbyshire; Shaw; Jackson; Wishart; Kelly; Walker; 48712 Edward George Cassimar Guiney; Dwyer; Evans; Ward; Phillipson. Front row: Creighton; Gee; Freeman; 418924 Stanley Percy Damman; Croft; Strong; Powell; Shaw; 418813 John Dennis Cottman (later of 619 Squadron RAAF, who was killed in action over Germany on 21 March 1945); 418989 Neale McKissock Thewlis (later of 8 Communication Unit Madang RAAF, who was killed in an accident in New Guinea on 29 January 1945).