Group portrait of No. 23 Course, Operational Training Beaufighters Pilots and Wireless Navigators ...

Accession Number P02010.007
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film copy negative
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Williamtown
Date made 9 January 1945
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 No. 23 Course, Operational Training Beaufighters Pilots and Wireless Navigators RAAF. All the crews were posted to No. 93 Squadron, Kingaroy, Qld. Back row left to right; 441674 Flying Officer (FO) Albert William ‘Bert’ Anderson; 414852 FO Harold John Troy; 75220 Flight Sergeant (Flt Sgt) Ian David Rolley; 415977 FO Hansel Alexander Gray; 432608 FO Howard Kerr Williams; 438420 Flt Sgt David Murray Fysche; 441531 Flt Sgt Charles Martin Noack; 442590 Flt Sgt Ross Hamilton Shute; 435936 Flt Sgt Ridgnel Herbert ‘Reg’ Garrett; 410932 Warrant Officer (WO) Stanley Ernest ‘Stan’ Leviston; 428425 F Sgt Graham John McLeod; 442632 Flt Sgt Maxwell John Paige.
Second row: Bill Ellis; 421049 Flt Sgt Herbert Marcus Raynor; 440277 Flt Sgt Lionel Stanley ‘Stan’ Dawes; 75880 Flt Sgt Vincent Charles Webb; WO Frank Clarke; 415633 WO Stanley John Evill; 401396 FO Vernon Jassan Sims (later Flt Lt); 432236 Flt Sgt Lerryn William ‘Bill’ Mutton; 443301 Flt Sgt Geoffrey Carlton Curthoys; 1382 FO William ‘Bill’ Harris; 428425 WO Graeme John ‘Jock’ McLeod; Pickering.
Front row: 418719 Flt Sgt John Bowring ‘Jack’ Carter; 441616 FO Reginald Farrant; 439564 WO Douglas Ian ‘Blue’ Bushell; 432318 WO Alexander Woodside McDonald (later PO); Ron Morten; 442674 Flt Sgt Norton Duckmanton.

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