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HistoryŚNeil Johnston collection

A52-609 "Bosko's Bus", 15th August 1945, low level return pass down strip after being recalled from last mission. Amongst those welcoming their return is a Jeep. 87 PR Squadron, RAAF. Location: Coomalie Creek, NT.

Pilot FLt N.G. 'Bosko' Johston, Navigator FO H.L. 'Laurie' Williamson and ground crew in front of DH98 Mosquito, A52-609, named "Bosko's Bus". Received on 20th May, and successfully completing seven wartime sorties, this aircraft is best remembered for being their most photographed aircraft (p156 D. Vincent book). 87 PR Squadron, RAAF, Aug 1945. Location: Coomalie Creek, NT.

Passout parade of No? Photographic Reconnaissance Course , 5 OTU, RAAF. L to R: FO H.L 'Laurie' Williamson (N), FLt N.G. 'Bosko' Johnston (P), FLt J.T. 'Jim' Kearney (P), FO J.A. 'Jack' Hardwick (N), Unknown, Unknown. Behind is a DH98 Mosquito T Mk3, one of five recieved may 1944 for training crews. (p176 David Vincent).
Location: Williamtown, NSW. C. Jan 1945.

Group portrait of aircrew in front of a PR XVI-Mosquito, 87 PR Squadron, RAAF, August 1945. Location: Coomalie Creek NT.

V.G. 'Gordon' Walters electrician, Navigator FO H.L. 'Laurie' Williamson, Pilot FLt N.G. 'Bosko' Johston and ground crew (hidden) beneath DH98 Mosquito.

87 PR Squadron, RAAF, 1945. Location: Coomalie Creek, NT.

Three ground crew, names unknown, in front of DH98 Mosquito, A52-609, named "Bosko's Bus". 87 PR Squadron, RAAF, Aug 1945. Location: Coomalie Creek, NT.

Group portrait of aircrew and a number of operations personnel, in front of a PR XVI-Mosquito, 87 PR Squadron, RAAF, August 1945. Location: Coomalie Creek NT.

WW2 Service record Certificate of Service, WW2, for FLt Neil Graham Johnston.