|Object type||Black & white - Print silver gelatin|
|Date made||c 1942|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Group portrait of members of No. 22 Squadron RAAF in front of a Boston A20G aircraft. The men in ...
Group portrait of members of No. 22 Squadron RAAF in front of a Boston A20G aircraft. The men in the front row are all holding a Wolsley pattern solar topee with the RAAF tricolour flash sewn on the crown. Back row, left to right: 420003 Sergeant (Sgt) Bernard Henry Hudson; 405494 Sgt Allan Colin McLeish; 416992 Sgt Claude Elton Phoenix; Sgt Don Price; 400871 Sgt Austin James Collins (accidentally killed in New Guinea on 01 June 1943); probably 414630 Sgt Richard Joseph Newman; 413921 Sgt Lindsay Kenneth Wilson (lost on operations over New Britain on 12 September 1943); possibly 7115 John Robert Hallam; 408686 Sgt Alec Hall McKay; Sgt Keith Pritchard; possibly 25357 Sgt Patrick Joseph Dunne; 412571 Sgt Sydney Ian Hamilton Cleary. Middle Row: Sgt Harry Jameson; probably 411020 Sgt Clifford Grove; 411522 Sgt Eric George Turton Riley (lost on operations over New Britain on 12 September 1943); probably 420018 Douglas Frederick Lyons; 412878 Mostyn Clive Bailey; Jack Grant; probably 400872 Sgt David Keith Crowe; 401026 Sgt John Rupert Calthorpe; John Gordon; 405278 Sgt James Larkin; probably 413559 FO David John Ronald Fleming; 413085 FO Ross Arndell Lillyman. Front Row: 406958 Flying Officer (FO) Harold Mitford Rowell; FO Harry Craig; 402249 FO Philip Courtney Mullens (lost on operations over New Guinea on 01 June 1943); 402432 FO Robert Alfred Wines (accidentally killed at Angelsea Victoria on 11 December 1944); 402357 FO Vernon Harold Hunt; 358 Squadron Leader Charles Cuthbertson Learmonth (later commanding Officer 14 Squadron in Western Australia: accidentally killed at Rottnest Island WA on 06 January 1944: ‘Learmonth’ airbase in WA is named after him); 147 Wing Commander Keith Macdermott Hampshire; 034624 Flight Lieutenant Claude Robert Mascot Sladen; 406834 FO Richard Francis Fethers; 408760 FO Austin Neal Skinner; 405754 FO John West McMaster; probably 422144 FO Harold Edward Burns.