Collection relating to the service of 432886 Edward Philip Telford Simpson

Accession Number P02531.013
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film copy negative
Place made New Guinea: Huon Peninsula, Lae Markham River Area, Nadzab
Date made 5 October 1943
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Pilots and ground crew of No. 4 (Tactical Reconnaissance) Squadron RAAF beside a Boomerang aircraft, serial no. A46-???, code name QE-H, named `On the Job'. Identified from left to right: Leading Aircraftman (LAC) Black; LAC Brough; Flying Officer (FO) David Murrie; FO Philip Simpson; 416177 Corporal Glenn Francis James Chambers; LAC Rayson. The nose art is of the Disney cartoon character Goofy, painted on the side of the aircraft by Corporal Chambers.