Wallet 2 of 3 - Log book and pay books relating to the service of Robert Alfred Yeowart, 1940-1945

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Accession Number AWM2020.22.190
Collection number PR91/073
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type Wallet
Item count 8
Object type Papers
Physical description 158 Image/s captured
Maker Commonwealth of Australia
News Corp Australia
Place made Australia
Date made 1941-1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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Description

Collection relating to the Second World War service of 270647 Squadron Leader Robert Alfred Yeowart, No 22 Squadron and No 6 Squadron RAAF, Australia, 1941-1945.

Wallet 2 of 2 - Collection contains a flying log book that Squadron Leader Yeowart used from 1941-1945, and three RAAF pay books. Yeowart was involved with a secret reconnaissance mission to Truk, via Rabaul, in February 1942, in which he discovered enemy forces in Toll Harbour and the potential threat to Rabaul Harbour. Collection also contains a newspaper article entitled, "Resurrection of the Tin Goose: From Margaret Wilson in New Guinea" that was published in The Australian on 22 March 1975, an RAAF pamphlet called "Glenn Martin Turret Tips", an RAAF recruitment booklet, and a copy of a pilot's checklist.

The newspaper article entitled "Resurrection of the Tin Goose" has been reproduced with the permission of News Corp Australia.