Photographs and memorabilia of Keith Thompson's first journey to Christmas Island June - July 1956

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Title

Photographs and memorabilia of Keith Thompson's first journey to Christmas Island June - July 1956

Description

First is a cutting, of two Shackletons in flight, ship in background, captioned 'Coastal Command Shackletons'.
Two photographs of street scenes captioned 'Townsville East Australia'.
Two photographs captioned 'The village Figi', annotated ' Figi-we arrived here after a flight of 10 hrs-just before dawn, and were taken to a village to see a ritual barefoot fire walk'.
Two pictures captioned 'Nadi Hotel Fiji'. Cutting showing a runway set in a rural area, captioned 'A general view of Nadi airport, from 1,500 feet, about 4 miles from the end of the strip. The road running in from the bottom of the picture would make an excellent guide if the strip was not visible'.
Three photographs two showing parts of a Shackleton with an airfield background, one of Keith Thompson standing in front of a building, all captioned 'Canton Island mid pacific, 100 miles south of equator'.
Amendment to AP 3193.
Dinner menu Nandi hotel.
Dinner menu Changi transit hotel.
Dinner menu Sergeants Mess R.A.A.F Townsville.
Map showing East bound route to Christmas Island.
Leafet remembering the loss of Shackleton VP254 in Pacific in 1958.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1956

Rights

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Format

Nine photographs, printed documents and maps on an album page

Language

Identifier

PThompsonKG15010107, PThompsonKG15010109, PThompsonKG15010110, PThompsonKG15010111, PThompsonKG15010112, PThompsonKG15010113, PThompsonKG15010114, PThompsonKG15010115, PThompsonKG15010116, PThompsonKG15010117

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Collection

Citation

“Photographs and memorabilia of Keith Thompson's first journey to Christmas Island June - July 1956,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 4, 2020, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/17968.

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