Outdoor group portrait of 80 Squadron RAAF pilots, grouped in front of a large tent. Those ...

Accession Number P10029.022
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: Queensland, North Queensland, Townsville, Aitkenvale, Netherlands East Indies: Dutch New Guinea, Noemfoor Island
Date made November 1943
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Outdoor group portrait of 80 Squadron RAAF pilots, grouped in front of a large tent. Those officers marked with a cross are assumed to be those known to have been later killed in action. Group includes (positions unknown): 420367 Warrant Officer (WO) John Charles Baker; 58330 Flying Officer (FO) Reginald Wilson Barlow; 256538 FO Norman Bartlett; 260785 Flight Lieutenant (Flt Lt) Laurence Keith Brown; 23372 FO James Barclay Cahill; 1665 (251426) Squadron Leader (Sqn Ldr) Glen Albert Cooper; 266821 Flt Lt George Harvard "Doc" Cranswick; 401923 Flight Sergeant (Flt Sgt) Stewart Maxwell Doig; 424899 FO George Boyd Downing; 270797 FO Eric Neville Faine; O3434 Flt Lt Wilbur Clifford Gates; 400085 Flt Lt Philip Gordon Gleeson; 428387 Flt Sgt Thomas Bonham Griffiths (killed on operations 12 March 1944); 421905 WO Leigh Oxley Hindley; 405410 FO George Robert Herring; O11371 Flt Sgt Douglas Charles Hurst; 400622 Flt Lt Maxwell Coupland Johnston; 424420 FO Noel Neville Charles Knight; 574 Sqn Ldr Clifford Richard McKenny (killed on operations 13 May 1944); 407330 Flt Lt Peter Addison Masters; 416879 Pilot Officer (PO) Leith Chandler Mudge (killed on operations 21 May 1944); 405874 Flt Lt Arthur Douglas Nelson (executed 9 November 1944); 424448 Flt Sgt Alan Keith O'Gower; 402390 Flt Lt John Noel Ollivier; 429992 PO (later FO) Peter Parkinson (killed on operations 13 October 1944); 424798 FO Lynden John Ambrose Regan (killed on operations 5 April 1944); 424464 Flt Sgt Eric Norman Robinson; 424548 FO John Robert Rose; 413908 FO John Weston Smiles; 429418 Flt Sgt Donald James Wallace (killed on operations 24 August 1944); 419595 Flt Sgt Ronald Gordon Wallace.