Korea. 1951. Portrait of the Pilots and Observers of the 20th Carrier Air Group which comprised ...

Accession Number P02824.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white, Landscape
Physical description Black & white, Landscape
Conflict Korea, 1950-1953

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Korea. 1951. Portrait of the Pilots and Observers of the 20th Carrier Air Group which comprised two squadrons of Sea Furies, Squadron No. 805 and Squadron No. 808, and one squadron of Fireflies, Squadron No. 817. The group is pictured in front a Sea Fury on the flight deck of HMAS Sydney. Back row, left to right: Lieutenant (Lt) Observer (O) Alexander Hughie Gordon DFC, Squadron (Sqn) 817; Lt Pilot (P) John Macquarie Wade Brown, Sqn 817 D; Sub-Lieutenant (Sub-Lt) (P) Norman Ernest Lee, Sqn 817; Lt (O) Brian Gregory O'Connell, Sqn 817; Lt (O) Jack Sydney Hickson; Sub-Lt (P) Neil Douglas MacMillan, Sqn 817 D; Lt (P) Julian Horace Garfit Cavanagh; Lt (O) John Sylvester Williams, Royal Navy, Sqn 817; Sub-Lt (P) Frederick Thomas Lane, Sqn 805; Lt (P) Peter William Seed, Sqn 805 D; Sub-Lt (P) Arthur James Bertram Smith, Royal Navy, Sqn 805; Sub-Lt (P) Noel William Knappstein, Sqn 808; Sub-Lt (P) Ernest Ian Webster, Sqn 805; Sub-Lt (P) Ian Mcdonald, Sqn 805; Sub-Lt (P) Andrew Groves Powell, Sqn 805; Sub-Lt (P) Alan Robert Wright, Royal Navy, Sqn 800. Middle row: Major Max Simpkin, Australian Army, Carrier Borne Ground Liaison Officer (CBGLO); Observer Class 2 (OBS2) S. Gerald Chalmers, Sqn 817 (behind Major Simpkin); Sub-Lt (P) Armand John Rowland, Sqn 817; OBS1 Leonard Kenderdine, Sqn 187; Sub-Lt (P) Colin Eastwood Champ, Sqn 817; Lt (P) Albert Leslie Oakley DFC, Sqn 817; Lt (P) Maxwell Hubert Simpson, Royal Navy, Sqn 817; Lt (O) Dennis Christely, Sqn 817; Lt (O) James Trevor Williams, Royal Navy, Sqn 817; Lt (P) William Edward Dunlop, Sqn 817 D; Lt (P) Jeffrey Allan Gledhill DSC, Sqn 817; Lt (P) David John Robertson, Sqn 817; Lt (P) Harold Edward Bailey, Sqn 817; Lt (P) Tony Allan Rickell, Royal Navy, Sqn 808 D; Lt (P) Peter Brassey Cooper, Sqn 808; Lt (P) John Roy Norman Salthouse, Sqn 808 D; Lt (P) Reginald Albert Wilde, Sqn 808 D; Lt (P) Colin Matthew Alfred Wheately, Sqn 808; Lt (P) George Firth Spencer Brown DFC, Sqn 808 D; Lt (P) Alan Gill Cordell, Sqn 805; Lt (P) Digby Charles Johns, Sqn 808; Lt (O) Garvon Kable, Sqn 817; OBS2 Keith Bunning, Sqn 817; OBS1 Gordon Churchill Hughes, Sqn 817; Captain Eddy, Australian Army Intelligence Corps, CBGLO. Front row: OBS1 Philip Henry Hancox, Sqn 817 D; Senior Commissioned Officer Webster (HMAS Sydney Ordnance Officer); Lt (P) Alexander Hamilton, Royal Navy, Batsman; Lt (P) Edward Genge, Royal Navy, Royal Navy; Lt Air Engineer Officer (E) Eric Wendt; Lieutenant Commander (Lt Cmdr) (P) Matheson William Wotherspoon, Senior Pilot, Royal Navy, Sqn 817 D; Lt (P) United States Navy Helicopter Pilot; Lt Cmdr (P) Ronald Bruce Lunberg, Royal Navy, Commanding Officer, Sqn 817 D; Lt Cmdr (P) Michael Frampton Fell DSO DSC, Royal Navy, Air Group Commander D; Lt Cmdr (P) Walter George Bowles, Commanding Officer, Squadron 805 D; Lt Cmdr (P) John Leslie Appelby, Royal Navy, Commanding Officer, Sqn 808; Lt Cmdr (P) (A/E) R. J. Tunstell, Royal Navy, Air Group Air Engineer Officer; Lt (P) George McCallum Jude, Sqn 805 D; Lt (P) John Gillow Butler Campbell, Sqn 808 D; Lt (P) Sidney Charles Richardson, Royal Navy, Batsman; Ensign Dwayne Dixon, United States Navy Helicopter Pilot; OBS2 Gwynfryn Morris, Sqn 817. (Donor N. E. Lee)

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