Autographed group portrait of Class 142, Flinders Naval Depot. The class members (probably with ...

Accession Number P07905.002
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: Victoria, Mornington Peninsula, Westernport, Flinders Naval Depot
Date made 1941-1942
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Autographed group portrait of Class 142, Flinders Naval Depot. The class members (probably with the rank of Ordinary Seaman) and the Petty Officer are most probably in the following order in the photograph. Back row, left to right: F3890 Ronald Arthur Florance; F4050 Ronald Brandon (Ron) 'Blue' Banks; F3881 John Loyal Jamieson; F3882 Charles Henry (Charlie) Currall (Leader); F3910 Gerald Marcus (Gerry) Glaskin; F3888 Arthur James (Jimmy) Mearns; F3905 Leslie Roy Muldoon; F3891 John Grant 'Baggles' Bagshaw; and F4049 Stanley Edwards. Second row: unidentified; F3883 Eric Gordon Graham; F3553 Cyril Harcourt; Petty Officer K Webb; F4047 Norman Alexander (Norm) Murray; F3906 Clarence Keith 'Oatsy' Oates; and F3854 Philip Edward (Phil) Hobbs. Front row: F3877 John William Cardinal; F3911 Raymond Joseph (Ray) Mellor; 26982 Eric Naylor 'Hewie' Hewitt; F3885 Thomas Claude Henry (Tom) Ainsworth; 26942 George Frederick Crow; and F3889 Robert Allen (Bob) Gregory. The seamen in this group enlisted in Western Australia on 20 November 1941.

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