Course photographs for No 4 Initial Training School

Place Oceania: Australia, South Australia, Victor Harbor
Accession Number P01405.026
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Frank Boase Studio
Place made Australia: South Australia, Victor Harbor
Date made c March 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 24, C Squadron, Flight 12. Identified in the back row from left to right: 417152 Aircraftman 2 (AC2) Robert Stow Bray (later Warrant Officer (WO)); 417165 AC2 Mervyn Robert Charles Dodd (later Flying Officer (FO)); 417174 AC2 Peter Kelly Giles (later WO); 417166 AC2 Francis Michael Doherty (later FO); 417167 AC2 Frank Howard Ellis (later Sergeant (Sgt) and died in an accident at Yarram, Victoria on 13 April 1943); 417146 AC2 Angus Allen (later WO); 417177 AC2 James Middleton Griggs (later Flight Lieutenant (Flt Lt)); 417150 AC2 Kelvin Leslie Booth (later FO); 417175 Raymond Arnold Graetz (later Flt Lt and awarded Military Cross (MC)); 417159 AC2 John Humphrey Coles (later FO); 417164 AC2 Lewis Clement De Garis (later WO and died on flying operations over Iceland on 16 July 1944); and 417147 AC2 Jack Clover Andrew (later Flight Sergeant (Flt Sgt)).
Second row from left to right: 417172 AC2 Bruce Edmund Fryar (later Flt Lt); 407958 AC2 Frederick John Hanson (later Flt Lt O210026); 417148 AC2 Geoffrey Lyle Arnold (later FO and awarded Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)); 417160 AC2 David Colling (later FO); 417168 AC2 Horace Clement Evans (later WO); 417153 AC2 Theodore Bruce (later FO); 417178 AC2 Alan William Morphett Gunson (later FO and died on flying operations over the Atlantic Ocean on 21 September 1943); 417161 AC2 Patrick Edward Conrick (later FO); 417170 AC2 Norman Arthur Farrows (later Corporal (Cpl)); 417158 AC2 John Martin Paul Cogan (later Leading Aircraftman (LAC)); 417180 AC2 Reginald Kenneth Hannemann (later WO); and 417173 AC2 Norman Rolland Garrett (later Flt Sgt).
Front row from left to right: 417155 AC2 John Robert Campbell; 417179 AC2 Henry Thomas Hall; 417149 AC2 Donald Llloyd Bament; 417151; AC2 Jack Bormann; 417157 AC2 Wilbur Henry Chapman (later Flt Sgt and died on flying operations over The Netherlands on 22 January 1944); 417154 AC2 William Edward Butcher (later Flt Lt); 26539 Sergeant John Donald Purdie (later WO); 417162 AC2 Robert Giles Cruickshank (later Flt Lt O4978); 417156 AC2 Terence Michael Cavender (later FO);417171 AC2 George William Finch (later Sgt and died in an accident at Evans Head, NSW on 7 June 1943); 417169 AC2 David Lindsay Farndell (later Flt Sgt) [Killed in an accident in Scotland on 01 December,1943]; 417176 AC2 Brian Gordon Grasby (later Flt Sgt and died on flying operations over France on 10 May 1944); and 417163 AC2 Brian Kilmaine De Courcy-Ireland (later WO).