|Date made||c 1940|
Second World War, 1939-1945
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Group portrait of participants commencing No 7 Pilots' Course at RAAF Point Cook, Victoria. ...
Group portrait of participants commencing No 7 Pilots' Course at RAAF Point Cook, Victoria. Identified in the back row, from left to right: Leading Aircraftmen 407442 John Norman Muir McFarlane; 408856 Flying Officer Terence Desmond Madigan (killed in an accident in New Guinea on 15 November 1943); 407399 Alan Wayne Archer; 407404 Maurice Arthur Blake; 408074 Noel Sherrin Geappen (died 16 February 1942 on operations over Sumatra); 408075 Roswell Aubrey Headlam (died 24 January 1942 in an accident in Burma); 04404 Maxwell Osman Carr; 407016 William Keith Bolitho; 407471 Laurence Roy Watson; 407443 Charles Brian McGrath; 407439 Flight Lieutenant Lawrence Arthur Kirk (killed in an accident over Borneo on 15 December 1945); 407450 Frank Kenneth Smith (died 8 August 1943 in an accident at The Rock, NSW); 408090 Ronald Albert Heath Smith; Dixon; 407468 Murray Edgar Towill; and 407319 Dudley George Eve. Centre row: Leading Aircraftmen Kennedy; 407419 William Roger Francis; 407398 David Searle Ambrose (died 23 May 1942 in an accident in Tamworth, NSW); Rees; McClure; 407467 Robert Ward Threlfall; 407264 Bevan Lotwych West; 407463 Bryce Teasdale Stapledon; 407312 Rowell Wesley Amery; Adams; 407405 Maurice Everest Bridgland (died 28 October 1942 in an accident in the Gulf of Aden); 407476 Donald William Wickes (died 15 April 1944 on operations over South West Europe); 407477 Dennis de Courcy Wilson; 408078 Frank Deryck Ward (died 5 October 1941 on operations over the Middle East); 407475 Rex Malcolm Whitburn; and 407329 Eric Albert Magor (died 19 November 1941 on operations over the Middle East). Front row Leading Aircraftmen 407313 Gavin Anderson Atkinson; 407347 John Harry Hayward Williams; 407400 William Edwin Barclay; 407469 Peter Robinson Vickery; 407336 Lionel Henry Peake; 407431 Ronald Gordon Howland; 407403 Harold George Bennett; 407316 Robert Bruce Cock; 407452 Douglas Garfield Orchard; 407429 George Stacey Hodges; 407448 David Osborn Nightingale; 407435 John Evan Jenkins (died 21 September 1942 in an accident in Cootamundra, NSW); 400643 John Allan Burrage (died 21 February 1942 on operations over Sumatra); 407449 Colin Henry O'Loughlin; 407433 Lilini Sidney Jacobs; Collins; and 407455 Albert James Verco Riggs. Sitting on the ground at the front are 407447 Wilfred Stafford Needham (on left) and 407446 Maxwell Weynton Nairn (on right).