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Samoa. Flight Lieutenant Wallingford and his moth seaplane., 1930

Reference Number: PA1-o-795-17-3

The Gipsy Moth Seaplane brought to Samoa with the Dunedin. Flight Lieutenant Sidney Wallingford and another man can be seen on the fusilage leaning on the wing talking. They are watched from the surrounding warves by a crowd.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Sidney Wallingford, Mau Movement, Gipsy Moth I (Aeroplane), Apia Harbour, De Havilland aircraft, Men, Samoan and Air pilots, Military.

Part of:
Scenes in Western Samoa during the Mau uprising, Reference Number PA1-o-795-17 (6 digitised items)
Gleeson, Francis Joseph 1908-1993 :Album of photographs of the Mau uprising, Western Samoa, 1930, Reference Number PA1-o-795 (40 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original photographic print(s)Gelatin silver print 6.7 x 11.1 cm mounted on album page. Single photograph

Historical Notes: Flight Lieutennant Sydney Wallingford's job was to locate Mau encampments in the forest. The plane was equiped with a wireless set which enabled him to communicate with his operational headquaters in morse code.

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