RAAF electrical & mechanical apprentices "tradesmen of the future"

Accession Number F02730
Collection type Film
Measurement 4 min 9 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 16mm/b&w/silent
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Wagga Wagga
Date made 25 June 1968
Access Open
Conflict Period 1960-1969
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
Description

A RAAF public relations TV news film featuring RAAF apprentices, who parade before the Commanding Officer of the training school, Group Captain Marshall. Several cutaways show trade school signs; apprentices at work and personality shots. Identified personnel; Corporal Brian Bawcombe of Newcastle a RAAF fitter of 37 Squadron, apprentices John Beissbarth of Beauty Victoria and George Dubickas of Yarralumla ACT, John Robinson of Albany WA, Keith Bartlett of Glengowrie S.A., Gary Johnson of Townsville. W/O Jones of Queensland, Apprentice Christenson of NSW, Flt Sgt Lauchlin of Victoria, Flight Sgt. Gordon of S.A., Sgt Foley of WA, Sgt Shepard of NT, Cpl Linfoot of Tasmania, Apprentice Hill of ACT.

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