|Object type||Actuality footage|
|Place made||Australia: Northern Territory, Darwin|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
|Source credit to||This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.|
Withdrawal of RAAF meteorological station on Seroen Island and coverage of No 43 Sqn RAAF, Darwin.
Two items are covered in this film. The first deals with the RAAF meterological station on Seroea Island (latitude 6-20 S; longitude 130-00 E) which was withdrawn after completion of its assignment there. The defence of the island was handed over by Flight Lieutenant Newman to Captain Berlin of NEI forces. Air Commodore Charlesworth was in attendence. The second item is a general coverage of No. 43 Squadron RAAF Catalina aircraft based at Darwin, showing maintenance, shipping overhaul, armourers fusing and loading aerial mines, Catalina aircraft taxiing, taking off and in flight. There are also some shots of the RAAF station and other Darwin buildings.Film order form