Presumed Killed


This photo from the summer of 1940, shows the Jervis Bay maintenance gang, or at least part of it.

Back Row - Unknown; Lang; Unknown- possibly Staples; Unknown;
Middle Row - Unknown; Desborough.
Front Row - Porter; James Reid (Bosun); Unknown- possibly Fitzearl, who left the J.B.; Crane.

Lang, Desborough, Staples, Crane & Porter are all 'Carpenter's mates'. Reid is the Bosun. Not yet established what rank Fitzearl would have been.

One of the unknowns possibly Walter Lockwood Bradley, - Head Carpenter. Other unknowns could be the 'Cooper' - Mardell, or Chief Storekeeper Peskett.