Members of A Flight, 4th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, RAAF. Back row, standing, left to ...

Accession Number P00630.017
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Place made Borneo: Balikpapan
Date made August 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Members of A Flight, 4th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, RAAF.
Back row, standing, left to right: Bob Carlson (unidentified); Jim Andrews (unidentified); Dave Badman (27096 David Colville Badman); Tom Prior (39299 Arthur Thomas Prior); M Byrne (48521 Maurice Wilfred Byrne); Dave Young (121195 David Russel Young); Bill Morton (unidentified); Ron Booth (84416 Ronald David Booth); Roley Welling (A23642 Roland Collan Wellings); Les Upton (123647 Leslie Noel John Upton); Vic Worley (123387 Victor John Worley); “Curley” Seeney (possibly 123499 Arthur William Seeney); Dick Hansen (59564 Richard Alfred Melville Hansen or possibly 83091 Richard Markham Hanson) and Wal Butler (72291 Walter Roger Butler).
Third row: George Hodgkinson (59078 George Frederick Hodgkinson or 66731 George Gaudern Hodgkinson); G Hopper (unidentified); Sid Anforth (137169 Sidney Louis Anforth); “Curly” Davies (unidentified); “Singer” Hemming (unidentified); Ray Keyes (420571 Raymond John Keyes); Col Moon (possibly 128486 Kevin Colin Walter Moon); “Tiny” Heathcote (unidentified); Noel Land (124639 Noel Lisle Land); Jim Todd (unidentified); Kev O'Connor (54855 Kevin John O’Connor); Jack Davidson (unidentified) and Reg Britton (56565 Reginald Alfred Britton).
Second row: Johnny Paul (unidentified); “Curly” Flint (unidentified); Bill Cutting (65803 William Ernest George Cutting); Les Foley (67286 Leslie Barnard Foley or 63490 Leslie Roy Foley); George Carter (70514 George James Carter); Frank Quinlivan (unidentified); Peter Wiley (unidentified); Olly Dickson (unidentified); Freddy Roberts (unidentified); Bruce Mitchell (29374 Bruce Howard Mitchell) and Bill Gordon (unidentified).
Front row, seated or squatting: Kack [Jack?] Gallagher (squatting), (unidentified); Cecil Howe (420754 Ernest Cecil Howe); Jim Bowden (260780 James Henry Bowden); Flying officer (FO) Jack Maddern (5289 FO John Cecil Maddern); FO Crossing (422442 FO Gordon William Crossing); Flight Lieutenant (Flt Lt) Douge (418360 Flt Lt Michael John Douge); Flt Lt Bill Elwood (401931 Flt Lt William Keith Ellwood); Flt Lt Booth (unidentified); FO Hanson (unidentified); FO Ross Clarke (429925 Flt Lt Ross Alfred Clark); Peter Gentil (A1229 Thomas Peter Gentle); Tom Graham (120948 Thomas Elgie Graham); Bill Smith (unidentified) and “Stinky” Schinkel (squatting, 137363 John Joseph Schinkel). (The names in brackets are the suggested full identifications of the servicemen.)