Portrait of 423335 Aircraftman John Symms Scott of Mosman, NSW. Formerly an articled accountant, ...

Accession Number P06488.002
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: New South Wales
Date made c 1942
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Portrait of 423335 Aircraftman John Symms Scott of Mosman, NSW. Formerly an articled accountant, Scott enlisted on 20 June 1942, and embarked from Brisbane, Qld, on 3 October 1942. After training in Canada and the United Kingdom, he was posted to 51 Squadron, RAF, and promoted to Flight Sergeant. He was killed whilst on bombing operations over Germany on the night of 24 March 1944.