|Unit||Australian Flying Corps|
|Object type||Black & white - Glass original half plate negative|
|Place made||United Kingdom: England, Gloucestershire, Leighterton|
|Date made||19 November 1918|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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A memorial service at Leighterton cemetery, Gloucestershire, where the bodies of those members of ...
A memorial service at Leighterton cemetery, Gloucestershire, where the bodies of those members of the 1st Wing, Australian Flying Corps (AFC), who have died, or been killed on service, are buried. The whole wing was paraded and marched to the cemetery, where a service was conducted by the Wing Chaplain, Major Keith Dixon Norman. The graves were covered with beautiful wreaths, kindly sent by Mr and Mrs Lowsley Williams of Chavenage. The aircrew cadets wearing a white cap band are being trained as pilots and observers. There is one Australian flag with the Union Jack hanging on the pulpit and one Australian flag on the flagpole.