Photo album relating to the service of Second Lieutenant Jack Riverstone Faviell

Accession Number AWM2018.412.7
Collection type Photograph
Object type Album
Date made 1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

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Description

Album of 100 pages (including inside covers) containing 328 photographs covering the service of Second Lieutenant (later Lieutenant) Jack Riverstone Faviell, Australian Flying Corps. The images are decoratively presented and cover a range of his experiences during training and operational flying. Many personalities are named and captions are frequently descriptive and humorous. Topics include nose art, Anzac Day sports, sightseeing, group portraits and, unusually, some self-portraits taken mid-flight. A public accountant of Sydney, NSW, prior to enlistment, he embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Shropshire (A9) on 11 May 1917. He was promoted to lieutenant in March 1919 and returned to Australia on 8 October 1919. He served with the RAAF during the Second World War.