MELBOURNE, VIC. 1945-09-11. A FANCY DRESS PARTY WAS HELD AT THE AWAS SERGEANTS' MESS AT FAWKNER ...

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Accession Number 115136
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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MELBOURNE, VIC. 1945-09-11. A FANCY DRESS PARTY WAS HELD AT THE AWAS SERGEANTS' MESS AT FAWKNER PARK BARRACKS TO CELEBRATE ITS RE-OPENING AFTER RENOVATIONS. MEMBERS OF THE RAAF, LAVERTON, WERE INVITED AS GUESTS. SHOWN, MAJOR V. H. DAWE, HQ LAND HEADQUARTERS SIGNALS (1), LIEUTENANT M. I. NAFTEL (2) AND SERGEANT CALIGARI, AWAS, DRESSED AS MEPHISTOPES (3) ENJOYING A QUIET DRINK AT THE PARTY.