PORTRAIT OF FLIGHT LIEUTENANT WILLIAM ELLIS NEWTON VC OF NO. 22 SQUADRON RAAF. NEWTON WAS AWARDED THE VICTORIA CROSS POSTHUMOUSLY. HE WAS EXECUTED BY BEING BEHEADED BY THE JAPANESE ON 29 MARCH 1943 ...
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Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white
Physical descriptionBlack & white
DescriptionPORTRAIT OF FLIGHT LIEUTENANT WILLIAM ELLIS NEWTON VC OF NO. 22 SQUADRON RAAF. NEWTON WAS AWARDED THE VICTORIA CROSS POSTHUMOUSLY. HE WAS EXECUTED BY BEING BEHEADED BY THE JAPANESE ON 29 MARCH 1943 AFTER BEING SHOT DOWN OVER SALAMAUA.