Group portrait of five members of a Wellington Crew of 460 Squadron RAAF who all died whilst on ...

Unit No. 460 Squadron
Accession Number P04945.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Richardson, W
Date made August 1943
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

Group portrait of five members of a Wellington Crew of 460 Squadron RAAF who all died whilst on operations over Germany on 21 January 1944. Identified, left to right, back row: 421791 Flight Sergeant (Flt Sgt) William Robert Chadwick, of Yerrinbool, NSW, who enlisted on 28 March 1942; 421917 Flt Sgt Claude Charles Liersch, of Wagga Wagga, NSW, who enlisted on 24 April 1942. Front row: 416904 Flt Sgt Malcolm Ralph Trout, of Adelaide, SA, who enlisted on 11 October 1941; 416830 Pilot Officer (PO) Robert Norman Allan, of Adelaide, SA, who enlisted on 11 October 1941, and 403288 PO Edward George Thomas, of Hurstville, NSW, who enlisted on 8 November 1941.