|Object type||Colour - Toned black & white print|
|Place made||Australia: New South Wales, Sydney, Newtown|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Wedding portrait of Walter Ernest Douglass and Edith Rowen Crossley with members of their wedding ...
Wedding portrait of Walter Ernest Douglass and Edith Rowen Crossley with members of their wedding party. Identified left to right: Joy Douglass, flower girl and Walter's niece; Walter Douglass; Edith Crossley; William James Douglass, Walter's brother, best man and Joy's father; Doris Silvester and; John Crossley, Edith's father. 19529 Bandmaster Walter Douglass enlisted in the RAN in 1930 and joined the crew of HMAS Perth in 1939. He was killed in action on 1 March 1942 when HMAS Perth was sunk by Japanese destroyers in the Sunda Strait. He was aged 35.