Homeward journey

Accession Number F01251
Collection type Film
Measurement 7 min 45 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 35mm/b&w/sound
Maker Thompson, Geoffrey
Place made Australia, Borneo: Tarakan, Tarakan Airstrip
Date made August 1945
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


This is a National Films Council presentation using material from film No F02081, Flying Nurses (except 12 scenes). The emphasis in this version is more on wounded being returned to Australia than the RAAF sisters. The commentator also uses the visuals of the wounded to enlist sympathy of the audience in order to stimulate investment in the 4th Victory Loan. Identified personnel are: 500489 Sister Mavis Joan Rodwell, 501460 Sister Betty Muriel Stafford, 35658 Sergeant Gordon Ivor Dodd, 500381 Sister Margot Scott, 50201 Sergeant Ivor James Pullyn, 500277 Sister Hilda Maude Davis, 15704 Flight Sergeant Harry Bard, Captain Winton, Lieutenant Colonel Russel, Nakamura Masato a wounded Japanese, LAC Hooper, Wal Dennis YMCA Officer, 261460 Squadron Leader Rupert Gordon Weaver, Leading Aircraftman McMillian, Lieutenant R Glass, VX93301 Private Percy Victor Keast.

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