Group portrait of No 2 Air Observers School, Course 84 N-1 Graduates, housed in a souvenir menu ...

Accession Number P04186.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin, Menu
Maker Unknown
Place made Canada
Date made c January 1944
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Group portrait of No 2 Air Observers School, Course 84 N-1 Graduates, housed in a souvenir menu signed by all participants. Identified from left to right, back row: 432027 William Anthony Judges of Sydney NSW; J L Gilbert of Auckland, New Zealand; D J Bailey of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; 434376 Alan George Buxton of Sydney, NSW; C M Clarke of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; 433171 Carl Edwin Johnson, a medical student of Sydney, NSW, (later of 460 Squadron and killed in an accident on 14 July 1945 at Kirton-on-Lindsey, Lincolnshire, England, aged 22); S Cohen of Toronto, Ontario, Canada; 408469 Albert Christopher Nicholas of Castle Forbes Bay, Tasmania; 432642 Ewen John Cameron of Summer Hill, NSW; E H Brautigam of Capilano, British Columbia, Canada; 432445 Ronald James Harmey of Sydney, NSW; A E Lewis of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; 430481 Mervyn Gordon Williams of Melbourne, Victoria; 437788 Hallam Morris Harrell of Adelaide, SA; K S Thomson of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; K S Thornton of Hillcrest, Alberta, Canada; 434677 Alfred Frederick Mitchell of Sydney, NSW. Front row: 422987 Donald Edward Southwell of Sydney, NSW; 433252 Matthew Owen Frost of Sydney, NSW; 434909 Alleyne David Sier of Melbourne, Victoria; 433194 Alan Campbell Bond of Sydney, NSW, (later of 463 Squadron RAF and killed in action on 7 December 1944 over Germany); Pilot Officer Muir; 403986 Flight Lieutenant Brian Filewood of Sydney, NSW; Corporal C Sheldon-Williams of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada; 437059 Peter Vernon Roberts of Adelaide, SA; 434527 James William Hill of Sydney, NSW (later of 463 Squadron RAF and killed in action on 9 April 1945 over North West Europe); J M Taylor of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; 69541 Manoel Callas of Sydney, NSW, (later of 23 Squadron RAF and killed in action on 13 March 1945 over Germany).