TOROKINA, BOUGAINVILLE ISLAND, SOLOMON ISLANDS. 1945-07-23. FLIGHT LIEUTENANT HARRY GRIFFITHS, ...

Place Oceania: Pacific Islands, Solomon Islands, Bougainville, Central Bougainville, Torokina
Accession Number OG3123
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative nitrate other
Maker Harrison, John Thomas
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

TOROKINA, BOUGAINVILLE ISLAND, SOLOMON ISLANDS. 1945-07-23. FLIGHT LIEUTENANT HARRY GRIFFITHS, MOSMAN, NSW (LEFT), CHECKING MAP DETAILS WITH FLYING OFFICER KEVIN DAWES, TOORAK GARDENS, SA, WHO HAS JUST RETURNED FROM A PHOTOGRAPHIC RECONNAISSANCE MISSION IN A BOOMERANG AIRCRAFT OF NO. 5 SQUADRON RAAF. SERGEANT ALLAN PULLEN, FRANKSTON, VIC (RIGHT), IS REMOVING THE AERIAL CAMERA. THE AIRCRAFT IS NICKNAMED GLAMOUR GIRL.