Royal Australian Air Force No. 4 Initial Training School Flight 23, Course 41. Back row, left to ...

Accession Number P05935.003
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Boase, Frank
Place made Australia: South Australia, Adelaide
Date made June 1943
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Royal Australian Air Force No. 4 Initial Training School Flight 23, Course 41. Back row, left to right: 436483 Flight Sergeant (Flt Sgt) Victor Bernard Gilbert Rice; 132703 Leading Aircraftman (LAC) John Louis Anderson; 43980 Warrant Officer (WO) James Richard Boyce-Monaghan; 051792 (415240) WO Alan Scott Dunnill; 47788 Corporal (Cpl) Murray Kevin Rettig; 13568 Flt Sgt James Nicholas Crofts; 442279 Flt Sgt Kenneth John Matthews; 437828 WO Jack Neil Anderson; 437373 Flt Sgt William Frank Churcher; 431053 LAC Ronald Lyall Basten. Third row: 8330 Sergeant (Sgt) Edward Raymond Howley (lost on operations over the Celebes on 6 March 1944); 34825 WO John Vincent St Clair; 442285 Flying Officer (FO) Leslie Silver; 34842 Flt Sgt Cyril Benjamin Cohen; W Pearson; 436610 Aircraftman 1 Geoffrey Brian Derry; probably 442281 WO John Warren Moore; D A Payne; 442289 FO Murray Rignold Wills; 42894 WO Leslie John Honiball. Second row: probably 413241 WO William Arthur Patterson; 437899 WO Ivor Morgan Bowen; 437851 FO Reginal Mervyn Heffron; 442290 WO Brian Robert Wilson; A L Martin; 425582 FO Cecil Gordon Ball; 23872 FO Raymond Charles Blacklock; probably 442280 Flt Sgt Ronald Walter Mitchell (lost on operations off UK on 8 January 1945); 437300 FO Vivian Lawrence Valentine (lost on operations over NW Europe on 5 April 1945); 437830 LAC Thomas William Casey; 437887 WO Frederick John Tonkin. Front row: 133947 LAC Allen Joseph Thompson; 442268 WO Victor Cecil William Gifford; 442274 FO John Erwin Kingroach; 27727 Cpl David Lloyd Badger; 437824 LAC Leslie Spencer Sanderson; Cpl Symonds; R Becker; 437982 WO Harold Francis Wood; F Russell; 9010 Flt Sgt Thomas James Wait; 442270 FO Phillip Alfred Heath.