Collection of photographs relating to J Millett

Accession Number P07203.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Place made Germany: Saxony-Anhalt, Saxony, Colditz
Date made 29 February 1944
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Group portrait Australian officers and orderlies at Oflag IVC, Colditz Castle. Back row: Privates F Brown, H Henley, V Jeffries, C Patterson and E Walker.
Middle row: Lieutenant Ralph Holroyd, Flight Lieutenant Vincent 'Bush' Parker, Lieutenant Jack Millett, Lieutenant Johnny Rawson, Lieutenant George Balding. Front Row: Lieutenant Clive Dieppe, Captain Rex Baxter, Squadron Leader Malcolm McColm, Captain Doug Crawford and Lieutenant Jack Wilton Knox Champ. Private Lionel Archer (orderly) and Lieutenant Mark Howard absent.

Millett, Balding, Dieppe, Baxter, Crawford, Champ and Howard all took part in the mass escape from Oflag VIIB, Eichstatt Bavaria on the night of 3-4 June 1943. They were sent to Colditz after they were recaptured.