Historical information

Items relate to Clifford Alfred Cairncross, joined the RAAF on 4.6.1942 No 56931 age 28 years. At discharge on 16.4.1946 he held the rank of LAC in No 40 Operational Base unit.

Physical description

.1) Map of ocean curents & surface winds west pacific area - on silk fabric (Nov - Apr).
.2) Heliograph mirror & foresight, glass & metal with printed instructions on mirror back.
.3) Cotton pouch to hold heliograph.
.4) 1 Pair black leather large pilot's gloves
.5) 1 Pair brown leather pilot's gloves
.6) Aircraft recognition US Navy book
.7) Brown leather document pouch