Informal group portrait of 400213 Squadron Leader K. W. (Bluey) Truscott DFC, Commanding Officer ...

Place Oceania: Australia, Northern Territory
Accession Number NWA0036
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative nitrate other
Maker Harrison, John Thomas
Place made Australia: Northern Territory, Strauss Airstrip
Date made 20 January 1943
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Informal group portrait of 400213 Squadron Leader K. W. (Bluey) Truscott DFC, Commanding Officer (CO) of No. 76 (Kittyhawk) Squadron RAAF with pilots of his Squadron aboard his jeep. Other probable identifications are, left to right: 402009 Eric Blair Tainton (elbow out, hand on hip, slightly forward); 404691 Ian Sandford Loudon; 404267 Alan Ewing Thomson; 403472 Flight Lieutenant Francis Walker Grosvenor (killed in an accident at Ipswich Queensland on 11 August 1944); 408704 John Derek Rumbold; 400776 George Firth Spencer Brown; 270811 Ronald Scott Lovell. Front row: unnamed pilot (face visible); 407447 Wilfred Stafford Needham; 407444 Terence Desmond Madigan; 407397 Colin Travers Adams; 021989 Ross Huggins Glassop; 402157 John Rodney Henry Elphick; 400213 Keith William Truscott; Terry Milroy (believed to be 261665 Francis Terence Millarey) (slightly behind); 401363 William Martin (Bill) Booth; 411917 David Keane (slightly behind); 250662 Ronald Clement Kerville.