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

Place Oceania: Australia, South Australia, Victor Harbor
Accession Number P01405.020
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 No. 4 Initial Training School, RAAF Course No. 22, A Squadron, Flight 13. Back row: 417002 Warrant Officer (WO) John Martin Vernon Rounsevell; 416992 Flying Officer (FO) 416992 Claude Elton Phoenix; 26629 FO Noel Dudley Prime; 04418 FO Max Robert Prosser; 410008 FO Victor Henry Neal, DFC; 417034 Corporal (Cpl) Norman Harwood Pudney; 410009 Pilot Officer (PO) William George Nolan (lost on operations over Germany, 7 September 1943); 416986 FO Ronald Thomas Orrock; 416991 PO Hugh Percival Pengilly; 416989 WO Reginald Lee Paltridge; 410013 WO John McRae Shanahan; 416994 PO Murray Edmund Pratten (lost on operations over NW Europe on 22 May 1944); 417006 Flight Sergeant (Flt Sgt) Edmond Rhys Smart (lost on operations over Italy on 6 August 1942). Centre row: 416997 WO Frederick Colin Proud; 416998 WO John Halstead Pugh (lost on operations over Cherbourg on 5 June 1944); 417000 FO John Alexander Ringwood; 416995 Flt Sgt Fred Leonard Walter Pritchard (lost on operations over the Aegean Sea on 29 November 1943); 415483 FO John Edward Nicholson, DFC; 415487 Flight Lieutenant (Flt Lt) Ian Roslyn Sinclair; 417003 Flt Lt Keith Schultz, DFC and Bar; 417005 Flt Sgt William Joseph Shattery; 416993 Flt Sgt Vivian Lewis Pope (lost on ground operations in England on 23 May 1943); 416999 WO George Frederick Quinn; 417013 Cpl Maxwell Harry Schultz. Front row: 417001 FO Alan Barton Ross (lost on operations over New Guinea on 25 February 1943); 410029 WO Albert Ronald Rix (lost on operations over Burma on 2 August 1944); 410012 WO Oral Malcolm Rowe; 415485 Leading Aircraftman (LAC) Walter James Regan (accidentally killed at Bundaberg, Queensland on 1 June 1942); 410011 Flt Lt Robert Alan Picken; 416984 FO Thomas James O'Dea, DFC; 417004 Sergeant (Sgt) Allen Ralph Simpson (accidentally killed over Bass Strait Australia on 11 January 1943); 45329 Cpl (later Sgt) Albert Vivian Ellis; 416990 FO Lionel Arthur Payne; O W O'Niell; 417007 LAC Frederick Gordon Smith; 416987 Flt Sgt William Raymond Owen; 40309 LAC Raymond Alan Phillips; 416988 Aircraftman 2 Sydney Thomas Howard Pain; 410010 LAC George Stanley Orrell, (killed in an accident at Pt. Cook, Victoria on 19 June 1942).