Group portrait of No. 22 Beaufighter Course. Identified from left to right, back row: 405707 ...

Accession Number P00956.035
Collection type Photograph
Object type Print
Place made Australia: Victoria, Sale, East Sale
Date made 27 September 1944
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Group portrait of No. 22 Beaufighter Course. Identified from left to right, back row: 405707 Flying Officer (FO) Warwick Addison (later Wing Commander); 407995 Flight Lieutenant (Flt Lt) Colin Bentley Arbon, No 31 Squadron, RAAF (later lost on operations over Ambon Island, Indonesia on 4 April 1945); 433291 FO Kenneth Mason ‘Chesty’ Bond; Flight Sergeant (Flt Sgt) Bryant; 400769 Flt Lt Peter Banks; Pilot Officer (PO) Curtis; 418719 Flt Sgt John Bowring (Jack) Carter; 417334 FO Colin Alexander Byrne; 1382 FO William Robert ‘Little Bill’ Harris.
Third row: Flt Lt Jim Gillespie; FO Colin Henry; Flt Sgt Bill Hosking; 436520 Flt Sgt Raymond Bertram Hitchen; 2631 Squadron Leader (Sqn Ldr) Jack Holloway (later lost on operations over the Celebes Islands, Indonesia on 27 February 1945); 407583 Flt Lt Gerald Cobden ‘Jerry’ Kay; 432524 Flt Sgt Alan Leask (later FO); 415574 Flt Sgt Rowland Charlton; unknown.
Second row: 407433 Warrant Officer (WO) Lilini Sidney Jacobs; 410932 WO Stanley Ernest Leviston; 407442 Flt Lt John Norman Muir Mcfarlane; Flt Sgt Morton; 403954 Flt Lt Peter James Edward ‘Pen’ Pennycuick; Flt Lt Dick Cullen; 408755 Flt Lt Campbell Ernest ‘Red’ Redenbach (later Squadron Leader); 428054 PO Murray ‘Max’ Scarr (later FO and lost on flying operations over the Celebes with No 30 Squadron on 17 February 1945).
Front row: 406737 Flt Lt Vernon Storry; Flt Lt Len Smith; 427953 Flt Sgt Kenneth Shirly; 401396 FO Vernon Jasson Sims (later Flt Lt); 67647 FO Stanley Francis ‘Darky’ Sinclair; 407471 FO Laurence Roy ‘Laurie’ Watson (later Flt Lt); 400946 Flt Lt Arthur Lewis ‘Plum’ Warner; WO Howie.