No. 485 Squadron pilots in front of a Spitfire during the New Zealand High Commissioner's visit to No. 485 Squadron. Unknown location.
L-R: Flight Lieutenant Hume (Flight Commander), Flight Lieutenant Barnett (Flight Commander), WJ Jordan (High Commissioner), Squadron Leader JM Checketts DFC (Commanding Officer), Wing Commander AC Deere DSO DFC & bar.
Group of famous New Zealand Wing Leaders. Unknown location. "Between them they accounted for 85 aircraft destroyed and were awarded five DSOs and nine DFCs". Circa 1944. L-R: Wing Commander E.P. Wells DSO DFC + bar, Wing Commander C.F. Gray DSO DFC + 2 bars, Air Commodore A.C. Deere DSO OBE DFC + bar, Wing Commander W.V. Crawford-Compton DSO + bar DFC + bar