The casket containing the body of the Prime Minister, the Right Honourable John Curtin, is moved towards a RAAF Douglas C47 Dakota aircraft (A65-71, VH-CIN) on the tarmac at RAAF Base Fairbairn. ...
ID numberP01378.004
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Film copy negative
MakerUnknown
Place madeAustralia: Australian Capital Territory, Fairbairn
Date made6 July 1945
DescriptionThe casket containing the body of the Prime Minister, the Right Honourable John Curtin, is moved towards a RAAF Douglas C47 Dakota aircraft (A65-71, VH-CIN) on the tarmac at RAAF Base Fairbairn. The body was then flown to Perth where the funeral took place on 7 August 1945.