|Place||Oceania: New Guinea1, Aitape, Tadji Airstrip|
|Object type||Black & white|
|Physical description||Black & white|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Tadji, New Guinea. c. 1944. The crew of Department of Aircraft Production (DAP) Beaufort bomber ...
Tadji, New Guinea. c. 1944. The crew of Department of Aircraft Production (DAP) Beaufort bomber A9-557, 100 Squadron RAAF, playing a game of cards in at night. Left to right: unknown (part obscured), 422062 Flying Officer (FO) F. O. Smith, 415636 Flight Lieutenant Harry John "Jack" Fowler, inidentified. Fowler and Smith were killed on 1945-03-13 when a defective bomb fuse caused a premature explosion during a bombing run in their aircraft Beaufort A9-650. (Donor: D. Fowler)