Studio portrait of 413065 Sergeant (Sgt) George Bisgood Wootten RAAF, attached to 14 Squadron ...

Accession Number P06093.002
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Date made c 1942
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Studio portrait of 413065 Sergeant (Sgt) George Bisgood Wootten RAAF, attached to 14 Squadron RAF. An industrial chemist in civilian life from Mosman, NSW, he was the eldest son of Major General George Frederick Wootten, CBE, DSO. Sgt Wootten was accidentally killed when his Maurader aircraft crashed during a training flight near Abu Sueir Aerdrome in Egypt on May 10 1943. Five other crew members were also killed in the accident.

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