Western Desert, Egypt. 11 November 1942. Portrait of Air Vice Marshal Arthur Coningham, Air Officer Commanding Western Desert (left, with his foot on a captured German petrol tin), and General B. L. Montgomery (wearing a beret), in conference at a headquarters.
A group of wireless telegraphists who worked at the Gawler Telecommunications Unit on the RAAF Base at Gawler. The unit was formerly known as Wireless Telegraphy Station. The women (WAAAF), some with beret, are gathered at a window of the galvanised iron hut that served as their living quarters.