Wartime Companions

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Max Collett and companions

Photo captions –
“1 – Five kiwi airmen. [Max in the middle]
2 – Some More of the boys note the drawings. [Max second from the right]
3 – Self and some of the boys in Halifax with our tin hats and some of our web gear. [Max, at the right rear]
4 – [Max, at rear, 2nd from the left]
5 – Lindsay Black, Chalky White, Athol Downer, Mick Esdaile, Johnny Niven, Pete Robinson, Herb Patterson, Mac Ralph, Doug Clarke, DeTourret, Red Mayston. [485 (NZ) Squadron – Funtingdon July 1944]”


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Photographic prints


  • Lindsay Black
  • Doug Clarke
  • Max Collett
  • Athol Downer
  • Mick Esdaile
  • Red Mayston
  • Johnny Niven
  • Herb Patterson
  • Mac Ralph
  • Pete Robinson
  • Chalky White

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