|Object type||Black & white - Digital print|
|Date made||c July 1943|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Studio portrait of 426221 Flying Officer (FO) Vivian Clive Ely, RAAF, originally of Caboolture, ...
Studio portrait of 426221 Flying Officer (FO) Vivian Clive Ely, RAAF, originally of Caboolture, Qld. A clerk, FO Ely enlisted at Brisbane, Qld, on 23 May 1942, and, after completing his flying training in Canada, was posted to 462 Squadron, RAAF, based at Foulsham, England. He and his crew of Halifax bomber, Z5-G (MZ-461) were all killed on operations over Anrater near Krefeld, Germany, on 24 February 1945.