Group portrait of students of No 3 Instructors Course RAAF. Identified from left to right, back ...

Place Oceania: Australia, New South Wales, Narromine
Accession Number P01167.005
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film copy negative
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Point Cook, Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Point Cook
Date made c May 1940
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Group portrait of students of No 3 Instructors Course RAAF. Identified from left to right, back row: 401 Pilot Officer (PO) (later Flight Lieutenant (Flt Lt)) Peter Alan Hislop Wright; 260190 Flt Lt (later Wing Commander (Wing Cdr)) Phillip Leslie Boyce Gibson (lost on operations with No 30 Squadron over New Guinea on 11 June 1944); 252 Flying Officer (FO) John Francis Durban Weston (killed in an accident with No 2 Service Flying Training School in Wagga Wagga, NSW on 6 September 1940); PO W Tickner; 260288 FO (later Sqn Ldr) Keith William Grant; 174 Flt Lt (later Wing Cdr) John Dominic Galvin; 260312 FO (later Wing Cdr) Grant Forsyth Walker (later DFC); 387, 2206, O35569 PO (later Wing Cdr) Lindsay Roscrow Trewren; 221 FO (later Wing Cdr) Alan Karl Stielow; 400 PO (later Flt Lt) Clive Sydney Hamblin; FO A. Thompson; 129 Flt Lt (later Sqn Ldr) Geoffrey Joseph Quinan.
Second Row: 134 Flt Lt (later Sqn Ldr) Duncan Campbell (lost on operations with No 3 Squadron over the Middle East on 5 April 1941); 250600 PO (later Sqn Ldr) Edwin Arthur Mccrae; 250597 (later O34446) PO (later Flt Lt) Douglas Walter Leckie; 250 FO (later Flt Lt) Anthony Russell Parker (killed in an accident with No 456 Squadron in the United Kingdom on 05 January 1942); 273 FO (later Sqn Ldr) Ronald James Watt (lost on operations with No 3 Squadron over Tunisia on 27 January 1943); 248 FO (later Sqn Ldr) Ivon Oswald Black; 265 FO (later Flt Lt) John Beresford Hawdon; 269 (later O373) FO (later Group Captain) Ian Frederick D’Arcy Rose (later AFC); 263 (later O370) FO (later Air Commodore) Jack Dowling; 271 FO (later Sqn Ldr) Roy Strickland Dennis; 394 PO (later Wing Cdr) Alan Douglas Ferguson; 259 FO (later Sqn Ldr) Clifford Sidney Bernard.
Third Row: 260594 PO (later Sqn Ldr) Basil James Clifton; 260605 PO (later Sqn Ldr) Robert Edmund Wingrove; 260592 PO (later Sqn Ldr) Robert Ernest Bowman; 260598 PO (later Wing Cdr) Charles Adrian Loneragan (later DFC); 250504 PO (later Sqn Ldr) Joseph Aloysius Maloney; 260593 PO (later Sqn Ldr) Lionel Esmond Brain (later AFC); 6037 PO Verner Walter Trevethan; 603 PO (later FO) Holbert Frederick Smales (killed in an accident with No 5 Elementary Flying Training School at Naromine, NSW on 08 August 1940); 250591 PO (later Sqn Ldr) Harry Maxwell Angwin; 260599 PO (later Flt Lt) Gerald Trevor Major; 988 PO (later FO) Bertram Arthur Hull; PO John Wilson Fraser.
Front Row: 260601 PO (later Sqn Ldr) Cecil William Holliday Richards; 290602 PO (later Sqn Ldr) John Leonard Scott (died while a prisoner of war of the Japanese in Ambon on 16 August 1944, serving with No 2 Squadron); 260595 PO (later Sqn Ldr) John Alan Richard Furze; 260604 PO (later Sqn Ldr) George D’arcy Wentworth (later DFC); 3404 Sergeant (Sgt) (later Sqn Ldr) Robert Ogden; 3613 Sgt (later Flt Lt) Desmond James Moran-Hilford; 2803, 2758 (later O3387) Sgt (later Wing Cdr) Justyn Ronald Lavers, (later AFC, AFM); 5229 Sgt (later Flt Sgt) Ronald Henry Stone; 1945 Sgt (later Flt Sgt) Nigel Watson (killed in an accident with No 3 Service Flying Training School at Amberly, Queensland on 12 February 1941); 2759 Sgt (later Flt Lt) Laurie Newton Mays; 1662, 263614, 5491 (later O3522) Sgt (later Flt Lt) Milton George Whitworth; 260596 PO (later Wing Cdr) John Wilfred Kingsford-Smith; 270 FO (later Wing Cdr) Bruce Frederick Rose, (later DFC).