Photo dated 11 June 1944
Rear, from left: Rol Tonkin (Kartei), Karl Koska (Kanzlei), WR Brown (Truthman RSM), MA Steven (Kartei), CR Panitz (Kartei)
Front: JK Leacy (Kartei), FT Ritchie (Garden), LF Rolling (Post Kartei)
Rolstyn Tonkin, standing far left.
Law Rolling, standing 3rd from right.
Stalag ?? 1943
Rear, from left: Sgt. E Harry, Pte. F Grant, S Dwight, L Williams, G Parker,
F Leslie, T St. Leon
Standing: Cpl. F Ritchie, Pte. R Beale, Pte. J Pearson, J Barrow, Cpl. N Chappell, Cpl. M Don, Sgt. W Skene
Seated: Sgt. R Dimall, Sgt. Rol Tonkin, CQMS R Hamilton, RSM Brown, Sgt. Karl Koska, Sgt. Elliott, Sgt. S Malcolm
Front: Pte. J Devine, E Wright, R Tamblyn, G Ainsley
Rol Tonkin second from right in front row – photo probably taken in Egypt prior to the Battery being sent to Crete.
From left: Cpl. S Robson (U.K.), Pte. W. Webb (A.I.F.), Capt. (Dr.) D A Ballantyne (N.Z.E.F.), Rol Tonkin (A.I.F.), Gnr. L Fanning (A.I.F.)
Photo taken at Reserve Lazarett, Stalag XIIIC, Germany on 11 June 1944
Taken in June 1944, the group comprises:
Front: Dr. McDonald, George ?, Dr. Ballantyne
Rear: Rol Tonkin, Sam Robson, “Spider” Webb
Full name is unknown – the photo was taken in Egypt prior to 7 Battery participating in the Crete campaign.
Front: Ray Hughes, Wal Haines, Dick Tanner (conductor), Roy Wilson (banjo), Mick Cruickshank (piano)
Centre: Geo Bell (trombone), Frank Bardy (trumpet), Bob Negus (clarinet), Geo Anderson (saxaphone)
Rear: Ian Bayly, Rol Tonkin (drums), Jim Quarrel (accordian)
Front: Dick Tanner (conductor), Roy Wilson (banjo), Mick Cruickshank (piano)
Centre: Bob Negus (clarinet), Geo Anderson (saxophone)
Rear: Rol Tonkin (drums), Jim Quarrel (accordion)
Wald, Switzerland, October 1943
Identified: Spr. WE Croft, Pte. AV Barndon, L/Cpl. FD Cheeseman
Ernest Preiser 1940
Ernest Preiser (left)