Course photograph for No 4 Initial Training School

Place Oceania: Australia, South Australia, Victor Harbor
Accession Number P01405.025
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Frank Boase Studio
Place made Australia: South Australia, Victor Harbor
Date made c February 1942
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Outdoor group portrait of No 4 Initial Training School, RAAF, Course No 23, B Squadron, Flight 15. Identified in the back row from left to right: 410283 Aircraftman 2 (AC2) Geoffrey Harold Stott (later Warrant Officer (WO)); 417113 AC2 Kenneth Hillman Pike (later Flying Officer (FO)); 415593 AC2 Kenneth George Rosenthal (later WO); 417117 AC2 Kenneth Albert Rawson (later FO and awarded DFC and Bar); 410264 AC2 Harold Frederick Scott (later FO); 417119 AC2 Robert Spencer Roberts (later Pilot Officer (PO) and died in an accident at Sale, Victoria on 29 December 1944); 415590 AC2 Kenneth Chandos Reade (later FO); 417110 AC2 Colin Albert Peak (later PO and died on flying operations over France on 11 April 1944); 417114 AC2 Max William George Pointon (later FO); 410263 AC2 Gerald Norman Sayce (later Flight Sergeant (Flt Sgt) and died in an accident at Mildura, Victoria on 4 January 1944); 410262 AC2 Donald Hemphill Rutter (later Flight Lieutenant (Flt Lt) and died on flying operations over Germany on 4 April 1945); and 417121 AC2 Geoffrey Devenport Rosman (later FO).
Second row from left to right: 417124 AC2 Jack Mckenzie Sheerlock (later FO); 415591 AC2 George Reed (later Flt Lt); 410261 AC2 Athol Thomas Balfour Ross (later WO); 417118 AC2 Graham Sydney Read (later Flt Sgt and died on flying operations over North West Europe on 28 September 1943); 417120 AC2 Peter Robinson (later Corporal (Cpl)); 417116 AC2 Colin Sydney Pullman (later Flt Lt); 417122 AC2 Randal Albert Pfitzner (later Leading Aircraftman (LAC) and discharged on 11 November 1942); 417125 AC2 Gilbert Derek Smith (later Flt Lt and awarded DFC); 410259 AC2 Lewis Rolf Richards (later Flt Lt and awarded DFC); 417111 AC2 Desmond David Pfitzner (later WO); 417131 AC2 Arthur Lindsay Swalling (later Flt Lt); 410282 AC2 Valentine William Richards (later PO); and 410281 AC2 Nigel Russell Pugh (later Flt Lt and died on flying operations off the Northern Territory, Australia on 29 May 1944).
Front row from left to right: 416894 AC2 Lawrence Maxwell Scott (later WO); 410268 AC2 Joseph Roy Spalding (later LAC); 410266 AC2 Thomas Benjamin Shaw (later FO); 417112 AC2 Richard Stanley Phillips (later WO); 417127 AC2 Lewis Dean Stanton (later Flt Lt and awarded DFC); 410285 AC2 Harry Cadwallader Redpath (later WO); 417126 AC2 Allen David Stanley (later Flt Lt); CPL G L Martin; 417108 AC2 John William Parmiter (later WO); 417123 AC2 Ian MacDonald Scott (later Flt Sgt and died on flying operations over England on 17 December 1943); 415592 AC2 Gordon Stewart Woollands Richardson (later Flt Lt O51099); 410260 AC2 James Alwyn Robinson (later CPL); 417115 AC2 Brian Hamilton Priest (later Flt Sgt); and 410267 AC2 Geoffrey William Simondson (later FO).