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Air-to-air view of the front two thirds of an Anson taken with a camera gun. In the background open country. Captioned 'Avro Anson, 6 SFTS, Camera gun, Mallala, 1943'.

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Air-to-air view of an Anson with figure '81' in front of roundel taken from another Anson. In the foreground, Venturi tube on top of port engine.

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Air-to-air view of an Anson taken from another one. In the foreground part of the top of the starboard engine. Captioned 'Over Mallala SA early 43, Avro Ansons'.

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Three men standing in uniform with slouch hats holding shovels and pickaxe. Arthur Atkins is in the centre. In the immediate background a row of tents, in the far background a sparsely wooded hill. Captioned '1941'

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Six airmen in uniform tunic and slouch hats. Two are squatting in front and four standing to the rear. In the background part of a tent and a very sparsely wooded hillside. Captioned 'Oct 1941'

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Arthur Atkins seated in the left pilot's seat of an Anson looking backwards. Captioned 'Photo taken by co-pilot Len Barnett, Anson over Mallala 43'.

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Arthur Atkins wearing uniform tunic and side cap sitting in the diving seat of an open topped car. In the background a lattice fence and a vegetation-covered wooden building. Caption '38 Singer, Singer 9, Summer 42/43, Rank LAC'.

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A pilot wearing flying suit, helmet and goggles standing on a footpath in a garden. In the background lawns and trees. Captioned 'Tiger Moth Flying Kit', 'Ivanhoe, April 43', 'Ivanhoe'.

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A man and a women standing in civilian clothes in front of a car. In the background trees. Caption '38 Buick, Marysville 42, Mother and Dad'.

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A group of men in uniform and women in civilian clothes standing while eating. Arthur Atkins is in uniform tunic and side cap second from the left. In the background a tree. Captioned 'Benalla 1942', 'Joan Johnson, AHA, Russ Clark'.

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Three quarter length portrait of Arthur Atkins in uniform carrying peaked cap and gloves alongside his bride in wedding dress. In the background part of sword honour guard and other wedding guests. Caption 'Dec 1942'

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Aerial inclined photograph of St Vincent's Gulf take from an Anson. In the foreground the top of the port engine with a Venturi tube. In the background land, coast and sea. Caption 'St Vincent's Gulf 6SFTS Anson 43'.

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AtkinsAH1501.jpg
Arthur Atkins grew up in Melbourne, Australia. As a Boy Scout, he experienced a flight in an aircraft and knew he wanted to be a pilot. He transferred from the army to the Royal Australian Air Force and started pilot training in Australia. He…

ABellJR160130.mp3
Jack Bell joined the Royal Australian Air Force as a wireless operator/air gunner and joined 216 Squadron, at Heliopolis, near Cairo. He flew in Valentia and Bombay aircraft in a transport role. On an operation over Libya, his aircraft was shot down…

ALoudonAE160505.mp3
Arthur Loudon was born and raised in Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia. He talks about his early life, jobs and family, before he enlisted in 1943, aged nineteen, into the Royal Australian Air Force. He was trained as a navigator at various…

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Herbert Adams grew up in New South Wales Australia and joined the Air Training Corps as soon as it was established. He later joined the Royal Australian Air Force and after training, he completed a tour of operations as a navigator with 467 Squadron.…

AAllenRM160809.mp3
Richard Murray Allen was born in Queensland, Australia. He joined the Air Training Corps and later volunteered for the Royal Australian Air Force on his eighteenth birthday. He trained as a wireless operator in Australia, before being posted to…

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Flying Officer Eric Barton flew operations with Bomber Command. Eric Barton talks about the various aircraft he flew in, and recalls an incident at Banff in Scotland where following a night exercise his tyre blew out on landing. He gives an account…

ABatemanJT160802.mp3
James Bateman trained in Canada and completed tour of operations as a navigator with 149 Squadron

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Harvey Bawden, from Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, volunteered for the Royal Australian Air Force in 1942 at the age of eighteen. After initial training school and assessment as an air gunner, he was shipped to England via the United States. After…

ABrownJM170405.mp3
John Brown grew up in Australia and joined the Royal Australian Air Force. He flew operations with Bomber Command.

PBruhnKC1601.jpg
Clarence Keith Bruhn's parents were of German descent. He grew up in Australia and joined the Royal Australian Air Force. After training, he flew operations as a navigator with 463 Squadron. On one operation his aircraft was hit by friendly fire from…

PCahirJ1601.jpg
Jim Cahir grew up in Australia. He originally joined the army but later was transferred to the Royal Australian Air Force. He flew operations as a mid upper gunner with 466 Squadron. His aircraft was shot down and he became a prisoner of war. after…

PCalmanJG1605.jpg
James Calman was born in New Zealand but grew up in Australia. After training as a pilot he spent four years as an instructor. He flew three operations as a pilot with 106 Squadron from RAF Metheringham.

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Keith Campbell grew up in New South Wales and joined the Royal Australian Air Force when he was old enough. He flew 35 operations as a bomb aimer with 466 Squadron from RAF Leconfield and RAF Driffield before being shot down. He became a prisoner of…
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