Target sighted - Boston pilot (Flight Lieutenant C Sladen

Collection ID ART21712
Collection type Art
Title Target sighted - Boston pilot (Flight Lieutenant C Sladen
Measurement overall: 43 x 45.4 cm
Object type Drawing
Maker Hodgkinson, Roy
Place made New Guinea
Date made 21 June 2017
Copyright AWM copyright

Portrait depicting Flight Lieutenant Claude Robert Sladen 1765 (later Squadron Leader, DFC), 22 Squadron RAAF, at the controls of a Boston aircraft, with bomb release and gun firing switch depicted. He wears headphones for communicating with two wireless air gunners in the rear of the aircraft.