|Object type||Black & white, Landscape|
|Physical description||Black & white, Landscape|
|Date made||3 December 1942|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
3 December 1942. Geraldton, WA. Course photograph of the members of No. 28 pilot's course, No 4 ...
3 December 1942. Geraldton, WA. Course photograph of the members of No. 28 pilot's course, No 4 Service Flying Training School. From left to right: back row: 427059 William E. (Bill) Butcher, 427063 Pilot Officer Victor Robert Campbell (lost on operations over Germany on 21 March, 1945), 427064 J. H. Casson, 427069 A. V. Dawson, 427086 A. W. Gray, 415978 Thomas J. (Tommy) Hadfield, 427120 George S. C. Howe, 427094 T. Hughes. Third row: 415991 H. K. (Hank) Jenkinson, 415334 Sergeant (Sgt) Ivor George Jones (killed in an accident in the United Kingdom on 20 October 1943), 427001 Pilot Officer (PO) Norman Colin Campbell Leitch (lost on operations in the United Kingdom on 17 June 1944), 427132 James E. (Jim) MacArtney, 427006 Peter G. Martin, 427011 Frank M. H. Mowday, 427131 V. H. McKenna, 427015 Flight Sergeant (Flt Sgt) Norman Lindsay Newbey (killed in an accident in the United Kingdom on 30 July 1944). Second row: 427147 Len E. Powter, 427146 Don J. Read, 427149 J. A. Richards, 427151 Peter J. A. Rothwell, 427025 David Rouse, 427155 PO Henry Blondin Shaw (lost on operations over Germany on 25 July 1944), 427033 Jack W. Stanbridge, 427040 J. H. Rex Towie. Front row: 427174 Ron J. Walker, 427046 George L. Wall, 427048 A. G. Wheat, 427176 Bruce P. White, 427177 W. R. Williams, 427179 George R. Wraight, 427051 Al Wyndham. A number of this group did not graduate, with Campbell, Newbey, Stanbridge, Towie and Wraight being 'scrubbed', written in ink on the original image. PO Leitch was attached to No 10 Squadron RAF and was killed in a flying battle on 17 June 1944. Flt Sgt Newbey was serving with No 11 Operational training Squadron RAF when he was accidentally killed on 30 July 1944. (Donor G. Wraight)