Group portrait of members of the RAAF in an RAF Wellington Squadron, operating from a base in ...

Place Middle East
Accession Number MEC2687
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative 35mm nitrate
Maker Le Guay, Laurence Craddock
Place made Italy
Date made April 1944
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 members of the RAAF in an RAF Wellington Squadron, operating from a base in Italy. Left to right, back row: Sergeant (Sgt) H D Ballantyne of SA; Flight Sergeant (Flt Sgt) R J Jones of NSW, possibly 439996 Flt Sgt Raymond John Mountford Jones; Flt Sgt J A Ashwell of Sydney, probably 413938 Flying Officer (FO) John Arnold Ashwell; FO L J Clarke of SA, possibly 412948 Flight Lieutenant (Flt Lt) Lindsay James Clarke; Flt Sgt C J Hill of Melbourne. Middle row: FO(?) K Todd of NSW; Flt Sgt C J Sharman of Melbourne; Flt Sgt J L Pennyfather of Melbourne; Flt Sgt E A Alcorn of NSW, possibly 6963 Flt Sgt Ernest Leonard Alcorn; Warrant Officer (WO) F E James of WA, probably 406870 WO Fred Edmond James (lost on operations over Hungary on 16 April 1944); Flt Sgt D A Sharpe of Victoria. Front row: Flt Sgt D Orr of NSW, possibly 420494 Donald Campbell Orr; Flt Sgt W C Morton of Brisbane, probably 414499 FO Walter Cameron Morton; 414577 FO Robert John Leftwich of Brisbane; 413345 WO Ronald Vivian Carson of NSW; 434208 WO Brian Thomas Halligan of Brisbane.