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History—John Reynolds collection

PR Mk XVI DH98 Mosquito making a head on low level pass down airstrip. c.Feb 1945. 87 PR Squadron, RAAF. Loc: Coomalie Creek, NT.

Morning tea. L to R: Jack Kercher, F Lt Macfarlane, Rex Timbury, Gill Lundberg (back view), unknown, Gordon Bowie. Nov 1944 whilst John Reynolds was travelling north to join 87 PR Squadron, RAAF. Location: between South Australia and Northern Territory.

Some of the bloke at airmen’s dinner, Christmas 1944. 87 PR Squadron, RAAF.
Location: Coomalie Creek, NT.

The CO Squadron Leader Gamble ‘speechifying’ in the airmen's mess, Christmas 1944. The face behind the moustache is Alan Davies (MAAA Founder). 87 PR Squadron, RAAF.
Location: Coomalie Creek, Northern Territory.

Jack Kercher feeding a kangaroo. Jan 1945. Squadron, RAAF. Location: Coomalie Creek, NT.

Rex Timbury (on ground), Col Henry, self (John Reynolds), Jerry Kay, Jack Hardwick, Keith Livingstone, Dave King. Taken by Ken Dee. c.1945. 87 PR Squadron, RAAF.
Location: Coomalie Creek, NT.

WW2 Service record Certificate of Service, WW2, for FO John Sylvannus Reynolds.

During the water fight. L to R: Don Bradbury, WO Chamberlin, Blue Gray, Allan Proctor, "Bomber" Lancaster, (minus strides), Pop Bowden, Bill Sudlow, Jack Dowling, WO Holzworth, & Allan Davies receiving a shower from Bert Garrett. Dec 1944. 87 PR Squadron, RAAF.
Location: Coomalie Creek,  Northern Territory.

A52-1010 a T Mk III Mosquito on Coomalie Creek strip, NT. Delivered 20th Feb 1945, this aircraft is a dual control trainer used for instrument and night training and accumulating flying hours. Initially PO Allan Davies undertook a number of familiarisation flights with other pilots and later with FO John Reynolds (nav) for night flying and cross country flying training. 87 PR Squadron, RAAF. c.March 1945.