Historical information

A portrait of a former Junior Legatee, N Shiels who had enlisted in the Royal Australian Air Force in World War 2. It was in an album of photos taken in the 1940s (mostly 1945).
Research on NAA.gov.au and DVA suggests it was Noel Lindsey Sheils 430062, who was born 31 March 1924 in Preston who joined the RAAF when he enlisted on 4 December 1942, his rank was flying officer and was posted with the 37 Squadron.

Significance

A record of a junior legatee enlisting to serve in the second World War.

Physical description

Black and white portrait of N Shiels in RAAF uniform, he had been a junior legatee. Part of a photo album with blue leather look back and front cover. From one of 20 pages with black and white photos.