A collection of images relating to the service of 401634 Flying Officer David Thomas Barnard DFM.

Place Oceania: Australia
Accession Number AWM2018.125.4.9
Collection type Photograph
Object type Print
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: Victoria, Mornington Peninsula, Westernport, Somers
Date made c 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 newly graduated RAAF recruits at Unit No 1 Initial Training School. Only some personnel have been identified and these are named. All others are unidentified. Back row, third from the left is 401606 (later O35259) Leading Aircraftman (LAC) Victor Reginald Waldemar Andrews; forth is 416004 LAC Eric Harvey Longbottom (accidentally killed in the U.K. on 19 Jul 1942); tenth is 407951 LAC Gordon Harold Sawley (accidentally killed in the U.K. on 14 Aug 1942) and on the far right is 408170 LAC Robert Nigel Blenkhorn.
Second row: on the left is 401478 LAC Daniel Randal Dossitor, (later DFC); second from the left is 407995 Colin Bentley Arbon (killed during operations over Ambon on 4 Apr 1945); eighth is 401310 LAC Leonard Charles Jacobe, (later DFC & Bar); ninth is 416000 LAC James Farquhar David Chapman; 12th is 401623 LAC Charles Andre Graham (killed during operation over Germany on 13 Nov 1942); 13th is 401541 LAC Keith Sampson; 14th is 401483 LAC Keith Abraham Baxter; and second from the right is 401449 LAC Leslie Gordon Knight, (later DSO and killed during operations over the Netherlands on 13 Sep 1943).
Front row: on the left is LAC J A Cox; second is 401500 LAC Royal Herbert Brown; fifth is LAC Chandler; sixth is 407997 LAC William Henry Bowering; eighth is 401411 LAC Keith Heriot Bertram; ninth is 401477 LAC Harold Winthrop Clapp; tenth is 401494 LAC Walter Astley Cooper; 11th is 401634 LAC David Thomas Barnard, (later DFM); and 12th is 401540 LAC William Gavin Rowe.
This image is part of a collection relating to the service of 401634 Flying Officer David Thomas Barnard DFM.