Group portrait of members of No. 2 Course, No. 1 Elementary Flying Training School, Parafield, SA. Back row, left to right: 250700 Aircraftman (AC) (later Squadron Leader (Sqn Ldr)) George Lancelot ...
ID numberP07175.004
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Print silver gelatin
MakerUnknown
Place madeAustralia: South Australia, Salisbury, Parafield
Date madeFebruary 1940
DescriptionGroup portrait of members of No. 2 Course, No. 1 Elementary Flying Training School, Parafield, SA. Back row, left to right: 250700 Aircraftman (AC) (later Squadron Leader (Sqn Ldr)) George Lancelot Brown; 290749 AC Donald Paramor (later Sqn Ldr); 713 AC Bruce Aitken Evans, lost on operations in the Middle East on 25 November 1941; 250748 AC (later Flight Lieutenant (Flt Lt)) William Ellis (Bill) Newton, who was later awarded the Victoria Cross (VC), and was executed by the Japanese as a Prisoner of War on 29 March 1943; 05788 AC (later Group Captain) Norman Frederick Lamb; W King; 407047 (later Sqn Ldr) Alexander Edgar Martin; 035493 AC (later Sqn Ldr) Jack Francis Mitchell. Second row, left to right: 250738 AC (later Flt Lt) James Lewis Neil MacMillan; 250756 AC (later Flt Lt) George Gordon Sprigg; D Hucker (probably 400674 Sergeant Charles Douglas Hucker (accidentally killed off the Queensland coast on 12 June 1942); probably 710 AC (later Pilot Officer (PO) Ronald Charles Dodgshun, accidentally killed at No. 2 Service Flying Training School, RAAF Wagga Wagga, NSW on 16 February 1941; 260725 AC (later Sqn Ldr) Wallace Edwin Jewell; 035892 AC (later Sqn Ldr) William Roderick Colin McCulloch; 035314 AC (later Sqn Ldr) Roger Charles MacDonald Kimpton; W Nicholls. Front row, left to right: 742 AC (later Flying Officer (FO)) James Andrew McIntosh, who was lost on operations in the Ain En Naga area, Middle East, 23 January 1945; 290745 AC (later FO) Francis Norman Meyer, later of 13 Squadron, who was taken Prisoner of War (POW) by the Japanese and executed around 6-8 February 1942; 250694 AC (later Flt Lt) Robert Samuel Creagh Brindley; 3207 or 706 AC (later Flt Lt) Arthur Cole Tooley; 250731 AC (later Sqn Ldr) Ian Robert Kinross; B Hughes.