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 ...

Collection ID NWA0986
Collection type Photograph
Title 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 ...
Object type Black & white
Maker Department of Air
Date made 14 September 1945
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

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.