Lieutenant (Lt) Roy Cumestree Trout No. 2 Squadron Australian Flying Corps (AFC) seated in a ...

Accession Number P10814.005.006
Collection type Photograph
Object type Album - Photograph, Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Point Cook
Date made 1916
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Lieutenant (Lt) Roy Cumestree Trout No. 2 Squadron Australian Flying Corps (AFC) seated in a Deperdussin training aircraft with a 3.1 litre 3 cylinder Anzani radial engine. An agricultural chemist from Red Hill, Queensland prior to enlistment, Lt Trout embarked with the Headquarters Section from Melbourne on HMAT Ulysses on 25 October 1916. Later transferring to 69th Squadron, he was killed when his aircraft crashed while he was undergoing training at Coventry, England. He was buried in the Coventry (London Road) Cemetery, England. See also P10814.004.005.

(This photograph is from the album of Captain James Brake, No. 2 Squadron, AFC. See P10814).