LONDON, ENGLAND. 1944-01-08. LONDON SAW ITS FIRST GAME OF AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL WHEN TEAMS ...

Place Europe: United Kingdom, England, Greater London, London
Accession Number UK0899
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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LONDON, ENGLAND. 1944-01-08. LONDON SAW ITS FIRST GAME OF AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL WHEN TEAMS REPRESENTING RAAF OVERSEAS HEADQUARTERS AND NO. 10 (SUNDERLAND) SQUADRON RAAF MET IN HYDE PARK. HEADQUARTERS WON AN INTERESTING GAME BY TWELVE GOALS SEVEN BEHINDS TO NO. 10 SQUADRON'S FIVE GOALS FOUR BEHINDS. NO. 10 SQUADRON TEAM, BACK ROW, LEFT TO RIGHT: 31423 CORPORAL (CPL) D. R. WALTERS; 42334 LEADING AIRCRAFTMAN (LAC) O. W. WRIGHT; 11200 LAC C. BEAUMONT; 432230 LAC H. MORRIS; 42022 LAC A. T. GRIEVE; 19876 LAC W. O. LOWRIE; 418304 SERGEANT (SGT) A. SAMPSON; FLYING OFFICER G. S. NANKIVELL. CENTRE ROW: SGT A. DAVIDSON; CPL J. BARRETT; 1924 WARRANT OFFICER J. L. FORREST (CAPTAIN); 42051 LAC N. E. TEMPEST; LAC W. ASHCROFT; 42164 LAC H. O. BISHOP. FRONT ROW: LAC P. J. DANKIN; LAC A. CLAYTON; 10536 CPL J. A. DICKSON; 10939 SGT E. F. MACKIE.