Darwin, NT. 14 September 1945. An informal group portrait of RAAF ex-prisoners of war (POWs) ...

Unit Royal Australian Air Force
Places
Accession Number NWA0986
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white, Landscape
Physical description Black & white, Landscape
Maker Department of Air
Date made 14 September 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Darwin, NT. 14 September 1945. An informal group portrait of RAAF ex-prisoners of war (POWs) relaxing in an Officer's Mess on their arrival at Darwin by the SS Highland Chieftain. These officers worked on the construction of the Burma-Thailand railway. Left to right: Flying Officer (FO) Colin K. Matheson of Adelaide, SA; Flight Lieutenant (Flt Lt) Gerrard Alderton of Melbourne, Vic; Flt Lt E. R. Hall of Newcastle, NSW; FO A. A. Sinfield of Croydon, NSW, and FO N. A. Platt of Kew Vic.