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23 Squadron, 82 Wing



23 Squadron, 82 Wing

Also known as

Clark, Nobby; Arthur, R.; Fry, O. B.; Woodland, L.; Clark, J.; Potter, J.; Dawson, A.; Kemp, K.; Dalrymple, A.; Kelly, R.; Hennessey, M.


WWII Darwin Commemorative Quilt; HistoryNT; Second World War, 1939-1945; The Darwin Commemorative Wall Quilt




"[Obscured] 23 Sqdn. 82 Wing. B24 Liberator New Guinea. Leyburn. Long Strip Fenton Strip Darwin RAAF Base. 1944-1945 O.B. Fry, Air Gunner Crew Members R. Kelly (C) Pilot. L. Woodland. Eng. A. Dawson Co-Pilot. Nobby Clark. Gunner Leader J. Clark W.A.G. M. Hennessey. Nav. K. Kemp A.G. A. Dalrymple. A.G. R. Arthur W.A.G. J. Potter. Bombadier. C.F.M. [Obscured][R.F.D. 1959-1984]."


23 Squadron. 82 Wing B24 Liberator, New Guinea. Leyburn, Long Strip, Fenton Strip, Darwin Royal Australian Air Force Base. O. B. Fry, Air Gunner. R. Kelly, Captain, Pilot. A. Dawson, Co-Pilot. J. Clark, Wing Air Gunner. K. Kemp, Air Gunner. A. Dalrymple, Air Gunner. R. Arthur, Wing Air Gunner. J. Potter, Bombardier. L. Woodland, Engineer. Nobby Clark, Gunner Leader. M. Hennessey, Navigator.


The quilt was assembled between 1992 and 1994. It was first put on display at the Northern Territory Library in 1995.; Quilt section C 1




Quilt; Commemorative; Second World War, 1939 - 1945; Northern Territory


The Darwin Commemorative Wall Quilt

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Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

Copyright owner

Library & Archives NT



Related links

https://nominal-rolls.dva.gov.au/veteran?id=1050690&c=WW2 [Nominal roll entry for M. Hennessey]; https://nominal-rolls.dva.gov.au/veteran?id=1053134&c=WW2 [Nominal roll entry for R. Kelly]; https://nominal-rolls.dva.gov.au/veteran?id=1204937&c=WW2 [Nominal roll entry for O. B. Fry]; https://nominal-rolls.dva.gov.au/veteran?id=1026094&c=WW2 [Nominal roll entry for A. Dalrymple]; https://nominal-rolls.dva.gov.au/veteran?id=1060489&c=WW2 [Nominal roll entry for J. Potter]; https://nominal-rolls.dva.gov.au/veteran?id=1026038&c=WW2 [Nominal roll entry for K. Kemp]; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/844785 [WWII Military Units: 23 Squadron]; https://nominal-rolls.dva.gov.au/veteran?id=1068463&c=WW2 [Nominal roll entry for L. Woodland]

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