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Rogers... Sands

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Desert Harassers®

​450 SQUADRON PILOTS - FANO, ITALY 
January - February 1945

BACK ROW: Left to right 
*Lt Barry Pyott (SAAF); W/O Johnny De Salis (RAAF); F/O Max Roberts (RAAF); F/Lt 'Tiny' Greaves (Stores); Flt/Sgt Matt Walters (RAF); P/O Jack Bissett (RAF);
​Lt Bill Pidgeon (SAAF); W/O Alan Langford (RAAF);  

MIDDLE ROW: Left to right
W/O Sid Thomson (RAAF); P/O Stan Watt (RAAF); P/O Chas Booth (RAF); W/O Harry Youngberg (RAAF); Fl/Sgt 'Bumbles' Eaton (RAF); W/O Col Morton (RAAF); *P/O Ted 'Jungle Jim' Adams (RAAF); *Lt Jack Bailey (SAAF); Fl/Sgt 'Taffy' Davies (RAF); Sgt Ken Nash (RAF); 

FRONT ROW: Left to right
P/O Johnny Boyd (RAAF); Lt Teddy Greest (SAAF-Intelligence Officer); F/Lt Tom Hollis (RAF-Adjutant); F/Lt Doug Millar (RAAF); Flight Commander Squadron Leader Jack Doyle (RAAF-Commanding Officer); Capt. 'Porky' Shaw (SAAF-Flight Commander); F/O Garry Blumer (RAAF); *W/O Brian Brown (RAAF)


*Killed in Action                                                                                                                                        Photograph by Courtesy of the Estate of F/O Garry Blumer DFC

The Pilots of No. 450 Squadron included Airmen from 

  • Australia (RAAF), 
  • New Zealand (RNZF), 
  • South Africa(SAAF), 
  • Canada (RCAF) 
  • United Kingdom(RAF).

Honoring Our Air Crew–Pilots

No. 450 Squadron RAAF