Group portrait of RAAF recruits taken at Bradfield Park. Known to be in this portrait but their ...

Accession Number P04581.012
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made c
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 recruits taken at Bradfield Park. Known to be in this portrait but their position unknown are: 411509 Flying Officer (FO) Hessel Mutton (killed accidentally on 14 November 1943); 021997 Flight Lieutenant (Flt Lt) Ronald McDonell; possibly 411769 Flt Lt J D Fulton or 411890 Sergeant (Sgt) Edgar Claude Fulton (killed in an accident in the United Kingdom on 03 March 1943); 411384 Flt Lt Raymond Riley; 411780 Flt Lt Michael Manifold Helsham; 411496 Sgt Walter John James(killed whilst on operations on 13 May 1942); 263753 Flt Lt Colin Portway; possibly 28675 FO Clarence George Ball or 36920 Leading Aircraftman 1 (LAC1) Cyril John Ball; I Shine; 411376 Sgt Thomas Frederick Pickering (killed in an accident with 9 Squadron at Lake Macquarie, NSW on 5 March, 1942); 411457 Flt Lt John Campbell McPherson (MacPherson); John Walker; 416329 Flt Lt John Miller Matthews of 413629 Warrant Officer (WO) John Maurice Matthews; 416359 FO Frederick Arthur Mitchell (killed accidentally on 4 May 1944); 411522 PO Eric George Turton Riley (killed whilst on operations on 12 September 1943); 411731 WO Robert Black; 411756 Flt Lt William Arthur de Salis; 408696 Flt Lt Alec Hall McKay; 405748 FO Frederick Robert Lethbridge; 405767 WO Kenneth Wilmot Patrick; 411074 Flt Lt Kenneth Donald McRay or 405755 Flt Lt Kenneth Scott McRay; 416352 Flt Lt Douglas Gordon Raffen; 411346 FO Robert McGifford; 408760 Austin Neal Skinner; 408763 FO Eric Stuart; 408690 Flt Lt Royce Burrell Drewe; 416224 Flt Lt Robert Claud Mason; 416326 Flt Lt Robert Burbury Craven; 416325 LAC Dougas Bruce Cowell (accidentally killed on 24 December 1941); 416370 LAC Douglas Albert Shearer (accidentally killed on 24 December 1941); 416329 Flt Lt Geoffrey Piers Henry Dutton; possibly 405223 WO Horace Everard Arnold Knox; 408646 LAC Charles Willott Floy (killed accidentally on 14 December 1941); 411630 FO Leonard Clive Collins; W Whitewood; 411268 FO Keith Alan Akhurst; 411777 Flt Lt Eric Thomas Hart; 416111 Flt Lt John Ross White; 416355 WO Howard John Martin; 411743 FO Bertram Milton Cardwell; 416364 Sgt George Frederick Raffen (accidentally killed on 24 January 1943); 416333 Flt Lt Brian Guy Harris; 401895 FO Colin Percy Bull; 411328 Sgt David Jacobs (killed whilst on operations on 23 April 1942); 416186 Flt Lt Alan Wallace Campbell Morrison (accidentally killed on 10 October 1944); 405738 Flt Lt Thomas Ross Jacklin.