A group of happy crew members relaxing on HMAS Perth. The sailors across the front from the left ...

Accession Number 006846
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative 120 nitrate
Maker Silk, George
Place made Mediterranean Sea
Date made c March 1941
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

A group of happy crew members relaxing on HMAS Perth. The sailors across the front from the left are George Osgood, Ernie Brown, Mort Collier, Joe Deagon and Paddy Crayton; second from the left in the rear is Jacky Backen and to his left Alex Murphy. In the second back row on the far left, with his right hand on another sailors upper arm, is Richard Nikola. Further to the right the man in the peaked cap is Chief ERA Joe Hughes (later a POW) and in front to his left is George Christie.