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Photo Album - Charles Harold Dix 119700 RAAF Photos of the War Years

From the Collection of Waverley RSL Sub Branch 161 Coleman Parade Glen Waverley Victoria

Description
Photo Album of mainly black and white photos from WWII Darwin Morotai Island and Balikpapan
Size
A4 Album
Object Registration
a/0007
Keywords
charles harold dix, darwin wwii, adelaide river wwii, frognal air base, raaf, balikpapan, dix, photos wwii, darwin hospital, jeep, morotai island, 2 squadron r.a.a.f., 2nd squadron raaf, wwii
Historical information
Photos taken by Charles Dix 119700 RAAF 2 SQN. at Darwin Adelaide River Morotai and Balikpapan during WWII and 2 photos of later date
Significance
Charles Dix 119700 RAAF 2 Sqn. was a member of RSL Waverley Sub Branch for many years. He Joined the RAAF on 8th October 1942 and was discharged from the 83rd. Operational base unit on 30th. January 1946. During WWII and served at Darwin, Adelaide River Morotai Island and made a "beach Landing" under fire at Balikpapan to set up RAAF signals station at the newly captured airstrip
Vic Morgan is thought to be
MORGAN, Victor Allen - (Leading Aircraftman); Service Number - 88726; File type - Casualty - Repatriation; Aircraft - Mitchell A47-37; Place - Arafura Sea; Date - 14 August 1945
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM