A Lockheed Hudson aircraft crew of No. 2 Squadron RAAF study a map beside a Squadron aircraft. ...

Place Oceania: Australia, Northern Territory, Hughes Airstrip
Accession Number NWA0193
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative nitrate other
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: Northern Territory, Hughes Airstrip
Date made 11 March 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

A Lockheed Hudson aircraft crew of No. 2 Squadron RAAF study a map beside a Squadron aircraft. Left to right: 402852 Pilot Officer (PO) Keith Edmund Daniel (Captain) of Moree, NSW, later Flight Lieutenant (Flt Lt), killed in an accident on 20 April 1943; 401636 Sergeant William Julius Henderson Gove, Observer of Melbourne, Vic, later died in an accident on 20 April 1943; 400434 PO Leslie Richard Jope, Wireless Air Gunner (WAG) of Melbourne, Vic; 412979 Flying Officer Jack Laws, WAG, of Coolah, NSW, later killed at Millingimbi, NT on 20 April 1943; 408899 Sgt Thomas William Wilson, WAG of Geelong, Vic. Flt Lt Daniel and Flight Lt Mills and their crews were killed when their Hudson aircraft collided on 20 April 1943.