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Aircraft in Northern Australia

US Aircraft index
Commonwealth aircraft index
Axis aircraft index
Most of these images have come to me through private collections and have not been published elsewhere.
Spitfire, Northern Australia. P/O Jack Turner with 2 of his ground crew; Keith Anderson (left) and Jack Boyle. This Spitfire was also flown by Flt. Lt J Newton and belonged to 457 Swuadron. The code was ZP-T and serial BR 543. It suffered damage on June 28th, 1943 (info from Geoffrey Pentland's RAAF camouflage & markings book, P84) where this pic is also published.
RSL archives.
Spitfire making a belly landing at Livingston Strip in the north of Australia. This might in fact be XB-U of 457 Squadron at Livingstone, Northern Territory.
RSL archives.
Pair of Lockheed Hudsons belonging to an Operational Training Unit. A16-231, constructors number 6492, previously was allocated US serial 41-37003 and British serial FH202. It survived the war and was sold in 1947 to European Air Transport. Information from the ADF serials website.