Eddie Geary Collection 

The Eddie Geary Collection

  • These photos are from a photo album belonging to Edwin "Eddie" Geary.
    Eddie was an RAAF cook. He served with 86 Squadron at Merauke (Dutch New Guinea) and Bohle River (Queensland)
    86 Squadron disbanded in December 1945 and Eddie then served at Labuan (Borneo) and Bofu (Japan)
    This album of photos is a mixture of Eddie's own photos, official RAAF photos and some given to him by others.
    They are presented as they are in the album so may not be in chronological order
    Please enjoy and if you can add any details please contact us at question@adf-serials.com.au
    We are most grateful to Geoff Ford for supplying these historic photos. Eddie was Geoff's father's uncle.
  • Edwin "Eddie" Geary
    Edwin "Eddie" Geary
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    Back of previous photo
    Back of previous photo
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    P-40N Kittyhawk A29-481
MP-L
86 Squadron
Forced landing near Bohle River
16th October 1945
    P-40N Kittyhawk A29-481
    MP-L
    86 Squadron
    Forced landing near Bohle River
    16th October 1945
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    P-40N Kittyhawk A29-481
MP-L
86 Squadron
Forced landing near Bohle River
16th October 1945
    P-40N Kittyhawk A29-481
    MP-L
    86 Squadron
    Forced landing near Bohle River
    16th October 1945
    Viewed: 213 times.

    P-40N Kittyhawk A29-481
MP-L
86 Squadron
Forced landing near Bohle River
16th October 1945
    P-40N Kittyhawk A29-481
    MP-L
    86 Squadron
    Forced landing near Bohle River
    16th October 1945
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    P-40N Kittyhawk A29-481
MP-L
86 Squadron
Forced landing near Bohle River
16th October 1945
    P-40N Kittyhawk A29-481
    MP-L
    86 Squadron
    Forced landing near Bohle River
    16th October 1945
    Viewed: 204 times.

    P-40M Kittyhawk A29-372
MP-T
86 Squadron 
Between March and June 1945
    P-40M Kittyhawk A29-372
    MP-T
    86 Squadron
    Between March and June 1945
    Viewed: 230 times.

    P-40M Kittyhawk A29-372
MP-T
86 Squadron 
Between March and June 1945
    P-40M Kittyhawk A29-372
    MP-T
    86 Squadron
    Between March and June 1945
    Viewed: 218 times.

    86 Squadron
 B Flight
Ground crew?
    86 Squadron
    B Flight
    Ground crew?
    Viewed: 211 times.

    86 Squadron
B Flight
Ground crew?
    86 Squadron
    B Flight
    Ground crew?
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    86 Squadron photo
Bohle River
1945
    86 Squadron photo
    Bohle River
    1945
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    Caption on photo reads
"The boys of 'B' Flight 86 (F)Squadron
    Caption on photo reads
    "The boys of 'B' Flight 86 (F)Squadron
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    P-40M Kittyhawk A29-324
MP-Q
86 Squadron
Bohle River
    P-40M Kittyhawk A29-324
    MP-Q
    86 Squadron
    Bohle River
    Viewed: 253 times.

    P-40M Kittyhawk A29-324
MP-Q
86 Squadron
Bohle River
    P-40M Kittyhawk A29-324
    MP-Q
    86 Squadron
    Bohle River
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    P-40M Kittyhawk A29-324
MP-Q
86 Squadron
Bohle River
    P-40M Kittyhawk A29-324
    MP-Q
    86 Squadron
    Bohle River
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    P-51K Mustang A68-5xx
 86 Squadron
    P-51K Mustang A68-5xx
    86 Squadron
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    P-51K Mustang A68-5xx
 86 Squadron
    P-51K Mustang A68-5xx
    86 Squadron
    Viewed: 206 times.

    ?
    ?
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    Bohle River Airfield
    Bohle River Airfield
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    Tents at Bohle River
    Tents at Bohle River
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    Accommodation at Bohle River
    Accommodation at Bohle River
    Viewed: 201 times.

    Accommodation at Bohle River
    Accommodation at Bohle River
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    Building at Bohle River
    Building at Bohle River
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    Supply and 86 Squadron Buildings at Bohle River
    Supply and 86 Squadron Buildings at Bohle River
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    Buildings at Bohle River
    Buildings at Bohle River
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    Buildings at Bohle River
Note Victory Loan board
    Buildings at Bohle River
    Note Victory Loan board
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    CO's building at Bohle River
    CO's building at Bohle River
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    Ablutions/ laundry building at Bohle River
    Ablutions/ laundry building at Bohle River
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    Post Office at Bohle River
    Post Office at Bohle River
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    Buildings at Bohle River
    Buildings at Bohle River
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    ? with joey
    ? with joey
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    Abbot Street, Oonoonba
Mt Stuart in distance
    Abbot Street, Oonoonba
    Mt Stuart in distance
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    Bohle River Bridge
    Bohle River Bridge
    Viewed: 181 times.

    Picnic Bay Beach
Magnetic Island
    Picnic Bay Beach
    Magnetic Island
    Viewed: 200 times.

    Mount Louisa
    Mount Louisa
    Viewed: 196 times.

    Magnetic Island
    Magnetic Island
    Viewed: 191 times.

    Magnetic Island
    Magnetic Island
    Viewed: 184 times.

    P-51K Mustangs A68-5xx
 86 Squadron
    P-51K Mustangs A68-5xx
    86 Squadron
    Viewed: 202 times.

    Wirraway A20-617
P-40 Kittyhawk MP-L
86 Squadron
Bohle River
1945
    Wirraway A20-617
    P-40 Kittyhawk MP-L
    86 Squadron
    Bohle River
    1945
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    Wirraway A20-617
86 Squadron
Bohle River 
1945
    Wirraway A20-617
    86 Squadron
    Bohle River
    1945
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    Line up of P-40 Kittyhawks
86 Squadron
Bohle River Airfield
    Line up of P-40 Kittyhawks
    86 Squadron
    Bohle River Airfield
    Viewed: 227 times.

    P-40N Kittyhawk
A29-422
MP-P
86 Squadron
Boehle River
    P-40N Kittyhawk
    A29-422
    MP-P
    86 Squadron
    Boehle River
    Viewed: 223 times.

    P-51K Mustang A68-5x 
MP-S
86 Squadron
Bohle River
Undergoing tail/rudder repair
    P-51K Mustang A68-5x
    MP-S
    86 Squadron
    Bohle River
    Undergoing tail/rudder repair
    Viewed: 234 times.

    P-51K Mustang A68-5xx
86 Squadron
Note missing the wingtip
    P-51K Mustang A68-5xx
    86 Squadron
    Note missing the wingtip
    Viewed: 227 times.

    P-51K Mustang A68-5xx
86 Squadron 
Displaying its Aeroproducts propeller, the feature that distinguishes this model from the P-51D
    P-51K Mustang A68-5xx
    86 Squadron
    Displaying its Aeroproducts propeller, the feature that distinguishes this model from the P-51D
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    P-51K Mustang A68-5xx
 86 Squadron
    P-51K Mustang A68-5xx
    86 Squadron
    Viewed: 237 times.

    P-40 Kittyhawks 
and P-51K Mustangs 
 86 Squadron
Boehle River
    P-40 Kittyhawks
    and P-51K Mustangs
    86 Squadron
    Boehle River
    Viewed: 231 times.

    C-47B Dakota A65-114
RE-E 
36 Squdaron
Call sign VHRGB
    C-47B Dakota A65-114
    RE-E
    36 Squdaron
    Call sign VHRGB
    Viewed: 258 times.

    Lockheed Ventura
A59-12
13 Squadron
Bohle River
    Lockheed Ventura
    A59-12
    13 Squadron
    Bohle River
    Viewed: 249 times.

    P-51K Mustang
86 Squadron
Bohle River
    P-51K Mustang
    86 Squadron
    Bohle River
    Viewed: 217 times.

    P-51D Mustang
A68-xxx
LB-O or D
84 Squadron
Bohle River
    P-51D Mustang
    A68-xxx
    LB-O or D
    84 Squadron
    Bohle River
    Viewed: 227 times.

    Consolidated Catalina
RAAF Townsville
    Consolidated Catalina
    RAAF Townsville
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    P-51K Mustangs 
86 Squadron
Bohle River
    P-51K Mustangs
    86 Squadron
    Bohle River
    Viewed: 224 times.

    Lockheed Hudson A16-120 
Stripped of Camouflage
Air Marshal Jones (CAS)
Bohle River
    Lockheed Hudson A16-120
    Stripped of Camouflage
    Air Marshal Jones (CAS)
    Bohle River
    Viewed: 239 times.

    Douglas C-50
41-7697
VH-CDK
    Douglas C-50
    41-7697
    VH-CDK
    Viewed: 225 times.

    P-40 Kittyhawks
86 Squadron.
Note US Star under wing of second aircraft
    P-40 Kittyhawks
    86 Squadron.
    Note US Star under wing of second aircraft
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    P-40 Kittyhawks
86 Squadron
    P-40 Kittyhawks
    86 Squadron
    Viewed: 224 times.

    Spitfire Mk.VIII
    Spitfire Mk.VIII
    Viewed: 232 times.

    P-51K Mustang
A68-5xx
86 Squadron
Bohle River
    P-51K Mustang
    A68-5xx
    86 Squadron
    Bohle River
    Viewed: 257 times.

    P-51K Mustang
 A68-5xx
 86 Squadron
 Bohle River
    P-51K Mustang
    A68-5xx
    86 Squadron
    Bohle River
    Viewed: 236 times.

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