Pilot Officers Edgar Kirkham and Walter Gale (left to right) of No. 451 Squadron RAAF. This photo was taken whilst they were serving in North Africa. Both went on to serve as Squadron Leader of No. 451 Squadron. Walter Gale was killed in action over Corsica on 17th of July 1944 just ten days after taking over as Squadron Leader (ironically 68 years to the day tomorrow).