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ID number P01378.004
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film copy negative
Maker Unknown (Photographer)
Place made Australia: Australian Capital Territory, Fairbairn
Date made 6 July 1945


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. The body was then flown to Perth where the funeral took place on 7 August 1945.