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Title Military funeral at Karrakatta for the victims of the crash of the C47 transport airplane at Gooseberry Hill, 23 April 1945 [picture]
Published/Produced 1945.

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Details

Call Number BA1555/8.6
Description 3 negatives : b&w
Series Collection of images from the West Australian Newspaper ; BA1555/8.6. 8.11, 8.13
Rights advisory For personal use only. To publish or display, contact the State Library of Western Australia.
Notes This image has been preserved and made available by the Historical Records Rescue Consortium (HRRC) Project supported by Lotterywest.
Title supplied by cataloguer.
Summary The funeral for the victims of the crash of the C47 transport airplane at Gooseberry Hill which occurred on 19 April 1945, held 23 April 1945. The U.S. servicemen and the Royal Navy officer buried at Karrakatta, the 3 Red Cross workers repatriated to Sydney.The coffin draped in the British flag is that of R.R. Helbert, Commander, Royal Navy, who was buried at the Perth War Cemetery. An article about the incident was published in the West Australian 20 April 1945, p.4 with the funerals described 24 April 1945, p.6.
Notes Written on negative: Funerals of crash victims.
Publications Some photographs published in the West Australian Newspaper 24 April 1945.
Subjects Helbert, Reginald Robert -- Photographs.
Funeral processions -- Western Australia -- Photographs apt.
Funeral Rites And Ceremonies -- Western Australia -- Karrakatta -- Photographs.
Military funerals -- Western Australia -- Karrakatta -- Photographs.
Coffins -- Western Australia -- Photographs.
Aircraft accidents -- Western Australia -- Gooseberry Hill -- Photographs.
Aircraft accidents -- Western Australia -- 1945 -- Photographs.
Sailors -- Western Australia -- Photographs.
Karrakatta Cemetery (W.A.) -- Photographs.
Americans -- Western Australia -- Photographs.
War graves -- Western Australia -- Karrakatta -- Photographs. apt.
Soldiers' bodies, Disposition of -- Western Australia -- Karrakatta -- Photographs.
Online image.
Related names HRRC