Informal portrait of 408978 Aircraftman (later Flying Officer (FO)) Edward Raymond Deacon, of ...

Accession Number P07467.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Digital file TIFF
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: Tasmania, Launceston
Date made c 1941
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Informal portrait of 408978 Aircraftman (later Flying Officer (FO)) Edward Raymond Deacon, of Alphington Victoria, sightseeing at The Gorge during training with No. 7 Service Flying Training School. A clerk prior to enlistment on 21 June 1941, while serving with 1 Operational Training Unit (1 OTU), FO Deacon was reported missing, presumed dead on a training flight between Bairnsdale and Flinders Island on 11 October 1942, aged 22.

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