1941-08-29. HAWKER HURRICANE, V-7476. THIS IS THE ONLY HURRICANE EVER FLOWN IN AUSTRALIA. PILOT ...

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Place Oceania: Australia, Victoria, Melbourne, Laverton
Accession Number AC0059
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

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1941-08-29. HAWKER HURRICANE, V-7476. THIS IS THE ONLY HURRICANE EVER FLOWN IN AUSTRALIA. PILOT IN THIS PHOTOGRAPH IS GROUP CAPTAIN ALLAN LESLIE ("WALLY") WALTERS, AUSTRALIAN FLYING CORPS AND RAAF, AT DATE PHOTOGRAPH WAS MADE, HE WAS OFFICER COMMANDING, RAAF STATION, LAVERTON (VIC.). SERIAL A60 - WAS ALLOTTED, BUT SOLE HURRICANE RETAINED RAF NUMBER V-7476. (PHOTOGRAPHER: JOHN HARRISON).