|Object type||Black & white - Print silver gelatin|
Adamson, Edwin G
|Place made||Australia: Victoria, Mornington Peninsula, Westernport, Somers|
|Date made||14 December 1941|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
Group portrait of No 23 Course, No 1 Initial Training School, Somers, Victoria. Identified in the ...
Group portrait of No 23 Course, No 1 Initial Training School, Somers, Victoria. Identified in the back row, left to right: 420808 John Albert Baker (later Flying Officer (FO) and killed during operations over the United Kingdom on 11 November 1944); 420023 Colin Cameron Martin (later sergeant and died in an accident in Australia on 27 March 1943); 420839 Norman Rex Mitchell (later Aircraftman 2); unidentified; 410139 Frederick St John Bennett (later FO); 420813 Frank Hercules Dengate (later Flight Lieutenant (Flt Lt)); 410185 Roland Bruce Walker (later Leading Aircraftman (LAC)); and 420030 Keith McChesney (later Flt Lt). Second row: 410151 Clifford James Edsall (later Warrant Officer (WO)); 410193 Charles Clement (later Flight Sergeant (Flt Sgt) and killed during operations over France on 10 June 1944); 410157 John Bertram Goldie (later WO); 420091 Aubrey James (Honest Abe) White (later FO and killed during operations over UK on 14 August 1943; Haughten (not further identified); 410146 Frank George Calder (later FO); 410162 Noel Frederick (Mustard) Keens (later WO); 410202 Roger John Evans (later Flt Lt); and 420829 Jack Sheldon Clark (later FO). Third row: 420066 Leonard George Sellen (later Flt Sgt and died in an accident in Scotland on 14 August 1943); 420816 Leslie Joyce (later Flt Sgt and killed during operations over UK on 19 November 1943); 410194 Francis Lisle Harris (later LAC); unidentified; 410143 Beamish Gore Brett (later WO); 410178 Edward Dennis Stott (later FO); unidentified; 410148 Reuben Kent Davey (later WO); unidentified; and 409800 Maxwell David McClure (later Corporal). Front row: A33114 Thomas William Boyce (later Flt Sgt); 410175 Leslie Charles Sharp (later WO); J Johnson; 409658 Stuart David Black (later WO); 410297 Claude Lionel Beckett (later WO); 410170 Francis John Harris (later FO); 410172 Edward Thomas Pickerd (later Air Commodore); 420821 Alwyn Clayton (Wizard) Thomas (later LAC); 410181 Richard Frank Oldmeadow (later FO); L Jennings; 410112 Albert Irving (Bert) Wiggins (later FO); and 410164 Arthur Charles Lobb (later WO).