Group portrait taken of RAAF personnel attending No. 10 Elementary Flying Training School (10 ...

Accession Number P04581.011
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Temora
Date made c July - Sept 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 taken of RAAF personnel attending No. 10 Elementary Flying Training School (10 EFTS) at Temora. Trained by Pilot Officer (PO) J P Olliver and 411376 Sergeant (Sgt) Thomas Frederick Pickering (killed in an accident at Lake Macquarie NSW on 5 March, 1942) the group comprised: 411780 Flight Lieutenant (Flt Lt) Michael Manifold Helsham; 411833 Warrant Officer (WO) Ronald Edward Alexander Ward; 411490 Flt Lt Cuthbert Leonard Fraser; 411522 PO Eric George Turton Riley (killed whilst on operations over New Britain on 12 September 1943); 411333 WO Rex Innes Kesby; 411730 Flying Officer (FO) Frederick Joseph Bennett; 408690 Flt Lt Royce Burrell Drewe; 411781 FO Cleveland Henry; 411777 Flt Lt Eric Thomas Hart; 411807 FO Gordon Albert McLeod (killed whilst on operations over New Guinea on 11 August 1942); 411497 FO William Wynter Kirkwood; 411565 FO Cedric William (Bill) Wilding; 411551 FO Frederick Eugene Thomas; 411753 Sgt Francis Lindsay Cunningham (accidentally killed at Deniliquin NSW on 23 January 1942); 411541 Leading Aircraftman (LAC) Maurice Rowe; 411735 LAC Maurice James Bonner; 411534 Flt Lt Arthur Ernest Sharman; 411779 FO Patrick Alphonsus Haydon; 411837 Flt Lt Barry Wilson; 411741 FO Andrew Erine Byrne; 411448 FO Francis Lawrence Hann (died as a prisoner of war (POW) in the Netherland Indies on 23 March 1945); 411527 Flt Lt Arthur William Roper; 411457 Flt Lt John Campbell McPherson; 411816 Wilfrid James Pascoe; 411533 Flt Lt Michael Clare (Mick) Sedwick; 411528 WO Ronald Knowle Ross; M G Stanwell; 411803 FO Raymond Murdoch; 416111 Flt Lt John Ross White; 411836 John Michael Whitehead (later killed in an accident in Bairnsdale, Victoria on 28 January 1943); 411556 FO Stanley Alan Stephens; Fulton; Kerr; 411751 FO David Maxwell Crawford, (killed in an accident in Geraldton, WA on 21 July 1943); 411820 LAC Lloyd George Phillips; 411353 Flt Lt Norman Victor McWhinney; 411823 FO Ronald Frederick Piper; 411384 Flt Lt Raymond Riley; 411728 Flt Lt Lloyd Ronald Thomas Ballard; 411802 LAC Leonard Edwin Morey; 263753 Flt Lt Colin Portway; 411510 Flt Sgt Norman Archibald McAllister (killed in action over France 15 March 1944); 411786 PO Lloyd Henry Holliday (accidentally killed on 7 March 1942); 411843 LAC Harry James Conley; 411756 Flt Lt William Arthur de Salis; 408689 Flt Lt Norman Deague; 411863 FO John Henry Burnell Clark; 411726 FO Arthur Neville Austin (killed in action over Libya on 14 January 1943); 411482 FO Bernard Noel Cawthorne (possibly front row, fifth from right); 411760 Flt Lt Colin Harry Edward; 411548 Flt Lt William Miller Sweetnam.