Prisoner of War (POW) portrait of 420351 Flight Sergeant Norman Macdonald, RAAF, 156 Squadron, ...

Accession Number P04935.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print other than silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Place made Germany: Muhlberg
Date made c 1943
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Prisoner of War (POW) portrait of 420351 Flight Sergeant Norman Macdonald, RAAF, 156 Squadron, RAF, of Sydney, NSW. He enlisted on 11 October 1941 and was captured and taken POW after being shot down over Berlin, Germany, on 2 December 1943. He was held in Stalag IV-B, at Muhlberg, Saxony, one of the largest POW camps in Germany. He is wearing a wooden sign around his neck that reads 'AUS 420351'.