Dilli evacuees and Drakeford

Accession Number F01791
Collection type Film
Measurement 4 min 18 sec
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Carty, William Montague
Place made Australia: Northern Territory, Batchelor
Date made 15 November 1942
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Mr Arthur S Drakeford the Minister for Air and Civil Aviation visits air force stations in the Northern area and meets Squadron Leader Bluey Truscott and Squadron Leader Dick Creswell. Also four shots of evacuees from Dilli: Adimarr Rodsiques Der Snatos, Ida Laura Pati D'Almaida Santos, Josi Edwards De Cibern Da Silva Marquees. Other identified personnel: Air Commodore Francis M Bladin, Air Vice Marshal George Jones and Colonel Thompson.

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