Collection relating to the service of 432886 Edward Philip Telford Simpson

Accession Number P02531.022
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film copy negative
Place made Pacific Islands: Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain, Cape Gloucester
Date made c April 1944
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Damaged aircraft sitting at the side of a landing strip. Identified aircraft from left: two Boomerangs QE-T and A46-113 (burnt in an accident on 27 March 1944) of 4 Tactical Reconnaissance (TAC/R) Squadron RAAF, a Kittyhawk A29-424/GA-W of 75 Squadron RAAF and another Boomerang of 4 TAC/R Squadron. The Boomerang on the right is being salvaged with a crane by ground personnel.