|Place||Oceania: Australia, Northern Territory, Darwin, East Point|
|Object type||Black & white|
|Physical description||Black & white|
|Place made||Australia: Northern Territory, Darwin|
|Date made||November 1944|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Darwin Area, Northern Territory. The crew of No. 20 Squadron RAAF, Consolidated Catalina A24-203 ...
Darwin Area, Northern Territory. The crew of No. 20 Squadron RAAF, Consolidated Catalina A24-203 which, under the command of Pilot Officer Ross Schulz, failed to return from a mission to the Pescadores Islands on the night of 7 March 1945. Identified, left to right, back row: 410296 Warrant Officer (WO) William Voss 'Snow' Bates, of Redcliffe, Qld, aged 34 years; 73252 Sergeant (Sgt) Walter Douglas 'Scottie' Scott, of Rozelle, NSW, aged 20 years; 68674 Flight Sergeant (Flt Sgt) William Alan (Bill) Rowe, of Merewether, NSW, aged 32 years; 67893 Sergeant (Sgt) Alfred Russel (Rus) Jones, of South Murwillumbah, NSW, aged 21 years; 19805 Sergeant (Sgt) Donald Kelway (Don) Storrie, of Wagga Wagga, NSW, aged 25 years. Front row: 419457 Warrant Officer (WO) James Reginald (Reg) Cleworth, of Sandringham, Vic, aged 22 years; 412995 Warrant Officer (later Pilot Officer [PO]) Malcolm Oswald 'Ron' Merrett, of Cremorne, NSW, aged 24 years; 417318 Warrant Officer (WO, later Pilot Officer [PO]) Ross William Schulz, of Meadows, SA, aged 21 years, and 405902 Flying Officer (FO) Keith McClement Caulley, of Gympie, Qld, aged 22 years. None of the above crew have any known grave and are all listed on the Labuan Memorial in Saba, Malaysia. Donor J R Cleworth.