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Title: No. 2 Squadron confers
Photo No: PH0004/0003
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Photographer: Gunn, Tom
Date taken: 1-Jan-1943
Place: Batchelor
Collection: Tom Gunn Collection.
Description: Hudson pilot F/L Keith Edmund Daniel (Service Number - 402852) of 2 Squadron, confers with his crew before setting out on a 'bash' from Batchelor (NT) early in 1943. Daniels and crew and F/L Keith Mills and crew were wiped out when their Hudsons collided just after they had taken off from the landing ground at Milingimbi Mission on thier very last mission before posting. L-R: Daniels, capt.; Sgt. William Gove (Service Number - 401636), observer; P/O Les Jope. gunnery leader; P/O Jack Laws (Service Number - 412979)(WAG); Sgt. Bill Wilson, wireless operator.
Notes: Date:1943
Page 25 of the attached report describes the inflight accident f the Hudsons. Personnel buried at Millingimbi Mission Cemetry on 21st April 1943. F/O K.R. Mills (405637), F/O N.E. John (409551), No. 411904 Sgt. Hadley. On Rabuma Island on 22 April 1943, F/O K.E.Daniel(402852), F/L J. Laws (412979), Sgt. W.J.R Gove (401636), Sgt. J.L. Barnes (404946), Sgt. J.G. Butler (408520).
Related link: National Archives of Australia : William Gove
World War 2 Nominal Roll : DANIEL, KEITH EDMUND
World War 2 Nominal Roll : LAWS, JACK
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 -- Northern Territory -- Batchelor
air forces
Copyright owner: Northern Territory Library.
Digital format: 600ppi ; 60.3Mb.
File type: image/tiff.
Hardcopy format: 1 photograph : b&w ; 22 x 17 cm.
Use and Restrictions: No known copyright restrictions
Appears in Collections:PictureNT
Second World War, 1939-1945

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