Group portrait of members of No. 23 Beaufighter Pilots Training Course RAAF. Identified from left ...

Place Oceania: Australia, New South Wales, Williamtown
Accession Number P02010.006
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film copy negative
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Williamtown
Date made 15 December 1944
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Group portrait of members of No. 23 Beaufighter Pilots Training Course RAAF. Identified from left to right, back row: Flight Sergeant (Flt Sgt) Morton; 432318 Flt Sgt Alexander Woodside McDonald (later pilot officer); Warrant Officer (WO) O'Brien; 414852 Pilot Officer (PO) Harold John Troy (later flight lieutenant); WO Gray; 401396 Flying Officer (FO) Vernon Jassan Sims (later Flt Lt); 267729 Flt Lt John Matthew Harris (late died in an accident in Borneo on 10 December 1945); 415574 Flt Sgt Rowland Charlton.
Second row: 418719 Flt Sgt Jack Carter; 427953 PO Kenneth George Shirley; 415633 WO Stanley John Evill; 421049 FO Herbert Marcus Raynor; 407433 WO Lilini Sidney Jacobs; 406025 Squadron Leader (Sqn Ldr) Richard Desmond Browne (later killed in a flying battle over Borneo on 8 August 1945); 410932 WO Stanley Ernest Leviston; PO Williams; PO Hall.
Front row: PO Thomas; 432236 Flt Sgt Lerryn William (Bill) Mutton; Flt Sgt McPherson; Flt Lt Swift; 400769 Flt Lt Peter Banks; Flt Lt Phieffer; FO Dempster; 250731 Sqn Ldr Ian Robert Kinross; 428425 Flt Sgt Graeme John McLeod; Flt Sgt Clark.