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RAAF Form A.50

No. 1 Photographic Reconnaissance Unit, RAAF - July 1942

1 July 1942 to 31 July 1942 - LAVERTON
During the month of JULY, 1942, the training of pilots in Navigation and Photography was continued.

8th. July: A Brewster Buffalo aircraft (A51-2) piloted by Flight Lieutenant R.R.H. WINTER, crashed and burnt at TALLAROOK, on a Navigation flight. The pilot was killed and the aircraft was written off.

At the end of the month of JULY, 1942, the strength of the unit was as follows:-
OFFICERS 10
AIRMEN 45

No aircraft was modified for Photographic Reconnaissance by the end of JULY; when the unit had four (4) Brewster Buffalo aircraft and one (1) Wirraway.

The unit had the following transport at the end of JULY:-
1 STAFF CAR
1 LIGHT TENDER
1 WATER TRAILER
2 MOTOR-CYCLES.
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