Group of 71 airmen

PCahirFS1611.jpg
PCahirFS1612.jpg

Title

Group of 71 airmen

Description

71 airmen arranged in four rows in front of a single story wooden building. It is captioned 'New Plymouth NZ June 1943 En route to England (most went to Bomber Command)'. On the photograph it is further captioned 'IH58.2 Crago Studio N.P.' On the reverse is a caption 'SS Umgani New Plymouth June 1943', followed by a table identifying most of the airmen. The table is dated 16 April 1996.

Date

1943-06

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Type

Format

One b/w photograph

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

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Contributor

Identifier

PCahirFS1611, PCahirFS1612

Transcription

[photograph of the squadron]
NEW PLYMOUTH NZ JUNE 1943
EN ROUTE TO ENGLAND (MOTH WENT TO BOMBER COMMAND)

[page break]

[Underlined] S.S. UMGENI [?] NEW PLYMOUTH JUNE 1943 [/underlined]

BACK ROW [right aligned] 16 APRIL 1996 [/right aligned]
1 PAT[?] DWYER WA 2 JACK? ABERNOTHY [?] 3 LANCS[?] CHARLES[?] [indecipherable word] VIC 4 TONY GRANOE VIC 5 [blank] 6 LANCS[?] KEMP S.A. 7 IAN PYVRIS[?] WA
8 DAVID MATTINCOY[?] VIC 9 RON GODSDEEN[?] WA 10 JACK ROWE WP 11 [blank] 12 PAT BOUEKE? [indecipherable letters] 13 JIM? DEVINS [?] 14 [blank] 15 [blank] 16 [blank] 17 [two indecipherable words] WA

2ND BACK
1 MARTIN RAF 2 JIM CAHIR VIC 3 BILL PURTELL[?] NSW 4 OLLIN[?] CUTHBERT QLD 5 RAY JONES QLD 6 GEOFF VANCOE[?] QLD 7 FRED SCOTT 8 FRED SCOTT? 9 [indecipherable word] LORD VIC 10 B CUERS[?] 11 [blank] 12 [blank] 13 ALEC THOMSON WA 14 GRAHAM BEUTEC[?] QLD 15 [blank] 16 SYD GOODING NSW 17 McELROAY[?] ? 18 [blank] 19 LAVRIS[?] SCHULTZ 20 WIZ WALKER 21 BILL CASHMAN VIC 22 [deleted] 23 [blank] 24 [blank] 25 [blank] 26 MARTIN 27 [blank] 28 FRED MOWDAY 29 MITCHELL RAF

CENTRE
1 [blank] 2 RAY McPHARLIN WA 3 SISTER BECHANAN 4 P P THOMAS ? 5 [blank] 6 JACK RAMSAY 7 [blank] 8 JUNIOR STRONG

FRONT
1 BOB CLAPP WA 2 [blank] 3 ARLINGTON[?] QLD 4 KIMLIN QLD 5 RON [indecipherable word] WA 6 BRIAN SILVER 7 ARTHUR STYLES 8 [blank] 9 [blank] 10 [blank] 11 [blank] 12 [deleted] JOCK BUSBY[?] [/deleted] [inserted] HARRY BREUSTED[?] WA [/inserted] 13 NEIL HAWKINS 14 [deleted]HARRY BREUSTED WA [/deleted] [inserted] [indecipherable name] [/inserted] 15 [blank] 16 [blank] 17 [blank]

[indecipherable word]
[ indecipherable word] JOHNY EDWARDS P O KELLY CAMPBELL F CLARKE[?] SIMON McSTAY [deleted] KEMP [/deleted] [indecipherable words] PASK REILLY BARETT[?]

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Citation

“Group of 71 airmen,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 25, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/20149.

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