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

Place Oceania: Australia, South Australia, Victor Harbor
Accession Number P01405.018
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Frank Boase Studio
Place made Australia: South Australia, Victor Harbor
Date made c January 1942
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Group portrait of Aircraftmen Class 2 of No. 4 Initial Training School, RAAF, Course No. 22, A Squadron, Flight 10. Back Row, from left to right: (AIRCRAFTMEN 2) 416922 Douglas Graham Bell; 416940 Arnold William Dawe (died 27 February 1944 on operations over Mediterranean Sea); 416932 Frank Cottier Clucas (died 20 December 1944 on operations over Germany); 416925 Reginald Oliver Boxall; 409982 John Henry Baker; 416916 Donald Walter Adcock; 416927 Norman Milton Burfield (later awarded the DFC); 416928 Douglas Linden Bussenschutt (died 28 June 1942 in an accident at Werribee, Victoria); 409981 John Irwin Adams (served until 1979 and reached the rank of Air Vice Marshal); 409984 Eddy Ernest Buck; 416917 Frank William Aistrophe; 26653 Charles Edward Donovan Bolingbroke; 409980 Robert Charles Allen; 415465 Henry Morley Chapple; and 416920 Robert Lance Baker. Centre row: 416926 Cyril James Brown; 415464 Arthur Gordon Briggs; 416929 Leslie Cadd (died 4 August 1942 in an accident at Montieth, South Australia); 415463 John Bradley; 416930 Ronald Reginald Cassidy; 416918 Wilfred Wilson Alexander (died 14 March 1943 in an aircraft accident in the United Kingdom); 416934 Ronald Keith Cornish; 416939 Allan Edward Dearlove Davey (died 26 February 1944 in an accident in the United Kingdom); 416948 William Haig Brown (later awarded the DFM); 033120 Allan Cavill; 416931 Charles Lancelot Chalk; 416919 Thomas Joseph Bails; 416935 Dudley Vincent Cox (died 22 September 1943 in operations over Germany); and 416937 Jeffrey Arthur Brown. Front row: 416933 Hubert Henry Thomas Cook; 416938 Geoffrey James Custance (died 7 July 1944 on operations over Yugoslavia); 416921 Desmond Arthur Banwell; 416936 Ronald Keith Crouch; 033121 Ronald Charles Cockroft; 416923 Eric Alfred Birrell (died 15 March 1944 on operations over Germany); 26705 Sergeant Clifford Walter Hartley; Corporal Freeman; 416924 Phillip James Bowering (later awarded a DFC); A573 Robert McBlain Davidson; 409983 James Brock (died 24 October 1943 in an accident in Northampton, Western Australia); 409808 Donald Malcolm Allen; 415477 William James Davidson; 415466 Kevin Davidson (died 24 June 1942 in an accident in Deniliquin, NSW).