Group portrait of air and ground crew of B Flight, No. 30 Squadron RAAF, on and in front of one ...

Place Oceania: New Guinea, Papua New Guinea, Papua, Port Moresby
Accession Number P01275.005
Collection type Photograph
Object type Negative
Place made Territory of Papua and New Guinea: Papua, Port Moresby
Date made September 1942 - December 1942
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 air and ground crew of B Flight, No. 30 Squadron RAAF, on and in front of one of the squadron’s Beaufighter aircraft at Ward’s Strip. Back row, left to right (seated on the aircraft): 62575 Leading Aircraftman (LAC) Walter Ernest (Wally) Navin; 24806 LAC Reginald Hugh (Reg) Bourne; LAC Albert (Bert) Clarke; 30908 LAC Verdun Jack Collins. Fourth row (standing): Sergeant (Sgt) Rick Forrester; 62549 LAC Frederick Ivo Gazzard; 62560 LAC Stanley Ernest (Stan) Jeffress; 15898 Sgt Walter Ernest (Wally) Bell; 15904 Corporal (Cpl) Alexander Norris “Pat” Cowen; Roger Passfield, probably 35107 Cpl Ronald Samuel Passfield; 22449 Cpl Neville Bruce (Nev) McLean; 6258 Sgt Darvall Francis (Frank) Forde; Jim Ellis, probably 60435 Cpl Herbert Joseph Ellis; LAC Harry Edwards; 62469 LAC Eric Errol Horne. Third row (standing): 60353 LAC Allan Leslie Stevenson; 61628 LAC Jeffrey (Jeff) Heath; 32071 Cpl Elton Douglas Marsden; 8186 Sgt Daniel Kingsman (Danny) Box; 35723 (O210462) Sgt Frederick George Cassidy; 37515 Sgt Eric Geoffrey Butler Lusk; 3951 Flight Sergeant (Flt Sgt) Leslie Arthur (Art) Ferrier; 9285 Sgt Edward David (Ted) Lasscock; 4570 Flt Sgt Arthur Edward Jaggs; Flt Sgt James Sutherland (Jim) Yeatman; 3839 Warrant Officer Allan Lewis Kirley; LAC A A “Ack Ack” Kenny. Second row (seated): 408640 Sgt Graham Ronald (Ron) Downing; 405762 Sgt Mostyn Lloyd (Mos) Morgan; 250798 Flt Lt George William Gibson; 81 Squadron Leader Eric Vane Lansell; 260546 Flt Lt Cecil Oswald (Cec) McKew; 400602 Flying Officer Jack Tipton Sandford; 406237 Pilot Officer Colin Alexander (Col) Campbell; 400461 Flt Sgt Robert Hugh (Bob) Cummins. Front row (seated): 13306 LAC Roy Oscar Eakins; 61054 LAC Malcolm Lennox “Max” Boyd; 40430 LAC Thomas (Tom) Farren; 13814 LAC Benjamin Edward (Benny) Blohm; 44404 LAC Allan Raymond Lovett; 47143 LAC Leslie Joseph Edward (Les) Bromilow; 40484 LAC Leslie John (Les or Jack) Rawlinson; 61565 LAC Stephen (Steve) Lambert; 64104 LAC Thomas Gladstone (Tom) “Titter” Simon; LAC George Hall.