Group portrait of air crew members of No. 30 Beaufighter Squadron RAAF. This squadron had ...

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Accession Number 017441
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker Band, Jack
Place made New Guinea: Aitape, New Guinea: Aitape, Tadji Airstrip
Date made c July 1944
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Group portrait of air crew members of No. 30 Beaufighter Squadron RAAF. This squadron had previously played a major part in the Bismarck Sea battle. From left to right: back row: Hedley Cane; Ken MacKenzie; Roy Wagner (lost on operations over New Guinea on 23 July 1944); Jack Hetherington; 433244 Pilot Officer Richard Sydney (Dick) Woodgate; Mark Horty; Reece Porch; Geoff Hiller; Ron Graham; Jack Young; Ralph Clay; Peter Roberts, Air Liaison Officer; Harry Williams, Information Officer. Second row: Rod Kefford, Signals Officer; Gordon Wallace; Bert Moody; Ray Wheatley, Education Officer; Ron Rankin; Jack Sandford, Commanding Officer; Don Eisenheimer; Jack Tregowith; Bob Porter; Bob Richmond; Roy Barber. Front row: Harry Hammersly; Ian Firth, Adjutant; Bill Aitcheson; Phil Heath; Bill Hilton; Laurie Ryan; Jack Hutcheson; Bob Wemyss; Peter Bird, Medical Officer; Mitchell.