Group Portrait of No 8 Squadron RAAF, "C" Flight. Front Row (L to R): 559 Flying Officer (FO) ...

Place Asia: Malaya, Kelantan, Kota Bharu
Accession Number 045239
Collection type Photograph
Object type Nitrate, Silver Gelatin
Physical description Nitrate, Silver Gelatin
Place made Malaya: Kelantan, Kota Bharu
Date made c April 1941
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 No 8 Squadron RAAF, "C" Flight. Front Row (L to R): 559 Flying Officer (FO) (later Sqn Ldr, DFC) Ronald Widmer; 620 FO (later Sqn Ldr) William James Hoddinott; 250658 FO (later Sqn Ldr) John Walter Robertson; 03102 FO (later Wg Cdr) Claud Hippingstone Dodwell Browne; 377 Flight Lieutenant (Flt Lt) (later Sqn Ldr) Cyril Clarence Williams (lost on operations over Timor on 9 July 1943); 0355 Squadron Leader (Sqn Ldr) (later Group Captain) Peter Avison Parker, DFC ; 0372 Flt Lt (later Sqn Ldr) Russell Edwin Bell, DFC; 0399 (569), FO (later Air Commodore) Clarence Haddon "Spud" Spurgeon; 400001 Pilot Officer (PO) Sydney Noel Chesterman (lost on operations over Malaya on 24 January 1942); FO J. F. Montifiore (probably 056922 FO (Sqn Ldr) Harold Vernon Montefiore); 280511 FO (later Sqn Ldr) Kenneth Gordon Kleinig; Second Row: 407156, Sergeant (Sgt) (later Flt Lt) Alan Thomas Morton; Sgt Doug Adams (either 407384 Sgt (later Flt Lt) Douglas William Adams or 5510 Sgt (Fl Lt) Douglas Charles Adams); Sgt Tim Bethke (probably O3391 (later FO) Keith Bethke; Unidentified (possibly 207640 Sgt (WO) Richard Neville Dunn?); 2583 Sgt (Flt Sgt) Frederick Arthur Rollo; 404748 Sgt Arthur Edward Quail (lost on operations over Gasmata, New Britain on 11 February, 1942); Leading Aircraftman (LAC) Ray Stevens, probably 416292 Leading Aircraftman (LAC, later Sergeant) Raymond Stanley Stevens (died of illness in Brisbane, Queensland on 24 June, 1942); LAC Mick Greene; 12367 LAC Gerald (Gerry) Guider; 7129 LAC (later Cpl) Howard Walter Ridge; Third Row: 4026 Sgt (later Flt Sgt) Allan William Callaghan; 5365 LAC (later Flt Sgt) Ronald (Ron) Lidster; 1275 Cpl (later Flt Lt) Thomas Sydney (Syd or Sid) Cooke-Russell; John Reid; Sgt Roy Patterson (possibly A3958 Sgt (Flt Sgt) Arthur Roy Paterson); LAC Wally Stokes (either O31233 LAC ( later FO) Walter Frederick Stokes or 8360 LAC (Flt Sgt) Walter Leslie Stokes); 6630 LAC (later Cpl) Frederick Henry (Fred) Osborne; Sgt Alan Duxbury (probably 400343 Sgt Albert George Duxbury, later killed on operations 24 January 1942); Back Row: 5079 Cpl (WO), Archibald Donald (Arch) Munro; LAC Harry Brown (possibly 21002 LAC (later Sgt) Harry Brown); 6616 LAC John Joseph (Jo Jo) Wooster; 5501 LAC (Cpl) Victor Norman (Vic) Barrelli ; 1868 Flt Sgt (later WO), William Valentine Peat; 8358 Cpl (WO) Harold Douglas "Bushy" Attrill; LAC Wally Brown; Cpl "Trader" Horne; Cpl Don Devlin, (probably 4280 Sergeant (Sgt) Donald Charles Devlin, lost on operations over Malaya on 24 January 1942); 26149 LAC (Cpl) Jack Richard Hopgood. On nominal roll but missing from photograph: 6299 LAC (Sgt) Noel Owen Waugh; Cpl George Robinson; 5693 Cpl (later Sgt) Lyle Newman Haggar.