|Place||Oceania: Australia, New South Wales, Narromine|
|Object type||Black & white|
|Physical description||Black & white|
|Place made||Australia: New South Wales, Narromine|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Five student pilots from No. 7 Empire Air Training Scheme (EATS) course at No. 5 Elementary ...
Five student pilots from No. 7 Empire Air Training Scheme (EATS) course at No. 5 Elementary Flying Training School (5 EFTS) Narromine. They are from left to right: 400732 Aircraftman (AC) Gordon Orchard; AC Douglas Scott; Leonard Reid; 404553 Pilot Officer (PO) Douglas Wilberforce Spooner Distinguished Flying Medal (DFM); 402745 PO Rawdon Hume Middleton, who later flew with No 149 (East India) Squadron RAF and was awarded a posthumous Victoria Cross (VC) for actions taken on 28-29 November 1942.