Course photographs for No. 4 Service Flying Training School (4 SFTS)

Place Oceania: Australia, South Australia, Victor Harbor
Accession Number P01405.011
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Frank Boase Studio
Place made Australia: South Australia, Victor Harbor
Date made c October 1941
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Group portrait of No 4 Initial Training School, RAAF, Course No 20, B Squadron, Flight 8. Identified in the back row from left to right: 409622 Charles Vivian Tysoe (later Flying Officer (FO)); 409620 Herbert Gladstone Turner (later Flight Lieutenant (Flt Lt)); 409623 Geoffrey Neil Williams (later Warrant Officer (WO)); 409627 Peter Fleming Wallace (later Flt Lt); 409609 David Robert James Stubbs (later WO); 409632 Samuel Whiteside (later Pilot Officer (PO) and died on flying operations over Germany on 27 January 1944); 409603 Frank Bernard Shaw (later WO); 409598 Jack Ruby (later WO); 409621 Roy Ernest Tyler (later WO); 409605 Vincent Thomas Skehill (later Flt Lt and awarded Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)); and 409613 John David Tamlyn (later WO and died in an accident at Wagga Wagga, NSW on 26 March 1945).
Second row from left to right: 409610 Francis James Swadling (later WO); 409635 Stanley James Williams (later Flt Lt); M Teitz (probably 409614 Godfred Samuel Teitz (later FO and awarded DFC)); 409626 James John Vickers-Willis (later Flt Lt); 409636 Donald Allen Wilson (later Flt Lt); 409638 Lindsay Charles Woolley (later Flt Lt and awarded DFC); 409597 Leslie Walter Roper (later FO and died on flying operations over Germany on 4 September 1943); 409629 Geoffrey Edgar Walker (later Flt Lt and awarded DFC); 409608 Raymond Charles Staff (later WO);409639 LAC Roy Neil Wallace (killed in an accident at Wagga Wagga NSW on 31 July 1942); 409624 Ronald Eustice Wilson (later WO and died on flying operations over Yugoslavia on 23 February 1944); 409630 Alan Robert Webster (later FO and died on flying operations over Dutch New Guinea on 11 August 1944); and 409631 Kelvin Kenneth Welsh (later Flt Lt).
Front row from left to right: 409634 Ian James Wilkinson (later Flt Lt); 409619 Edward Charles Truscott (later FO and died on flying operations over Germany on 2 January 1945); 409612 Laurence Richard Ryan (later Flt Lt); 409604 Sydney Albert Sing (later FO); 409616 George Henry Brown Treeby (later Flt Lt); 409601 Keith George Scarrott (later FO); 409611 David Stanley Symonds (later Flt Lt and awarded DFC); 39392 Corporal William Arthur Osborne Fox (later WO 39392); 409628 John Alfred Waddell (later FO); 409637 Frank Windmill (later WO); 409625 James Maxwell Vale (later FO); 409599 George Andrew Terence Ryan (later PO); 409617 Clifford John Trotman (later PO and died on flying operations over Germany on 29 January 1944); and 409606 Percival Lee Speakman (later FO).