New South Wales graduates of the Empire Air Training Scheme. Left to right: 403388 Sergeant (Sgt) ...

Accession Number P00048.131
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Place made Canada
Date made C 1941
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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New South Wales graduates of the Empire Air Training Scheme. Left to right: 403388 Sergeant (Sgt) Robert Douglas Wells (lost on operations over Scotland on July 16 1943), 403663 Flying Officer (FO) Richard Douglas Elrington (lost on operations over Germany on September 28 1942), 021986 Wing Commander (Wing Cdr) Joseph Brian Fitzgerald, 403330 Flight Lieutenant (Flt Lt) Gordon Francis Gatenby, 403574 Flt Lt Keith Francis Dickson, 403636 Flt Lt John Montague Evershed, 403385 Pilot Officer (PO) Peter Richard Vincent Sullivan (lost over the Netherlands on July 30 1942), 403440 Leading Aircraftman (LAC) John Wells, 403605 Squadron Leader (Sqn Ldr) Stanley George Sismey, 403485 Sergeant (Sgt) Samuel Albert Gaston Priestley. Centre Row: 403625 Flt Lt Eric Thomas Rutherford, 403615 FO Stewart Weir Wilson, 403480 Sgt Karl Morris Miegel (killed in an accident in the United Kingdom on September 20 1942) 403612 Warrant Officer (WO) Sydney Allan Vincent, 403580 Flt LT Alton Horace Gibson, 403586 PO Esmond Peter Heinrich (lost on operations over Germany on January 18 1943), 403583 Flt Lt Geoffrey Ian Gunton, 403673 Flt Sgt John Stewart Mackie (lost on operations over the Middle East on April 24 1943) 403569 FO Ivo John Walton Edwards. Front Row: 403585 Flt Sgt John Kenneth Hanson (lost on opertaions over the Netherland East Indies on July 27 1945), 403608 Sqn Ldr Brian Starland Tait, 403468 Flt Lt Rupert Bert Patrick, 14243 Sgt William Marcel Spongberg (lost on operations over Belgium on June 1 1942), 403327 Sgt Alan Richard Frazer, 403316 FO Joseph Cantor, 403067 FO Jack Neville Murray, 403339 Flt Lt Darcy Murray Horselman, 403408 Sgt Archibald William Hunter (killed in an accident in The United Kingdom on December 10 1941), 403389 PO William Murray Wendon (lost in operations over Germany May 13 1943). Donor: B. Gordon