Message recorded by Flying Officer Gwynne Thomas whilst on leave in New York and sent to his family in Gympie, Queensland, Australia.

Unit Empire Air Training Scheme
Place North & Central America: United States of America, New York
Accession Number S04354
Collection type Sound
Measurement 1 min 16 sec
Object type Recorded letter
Physical description sound disc lacquer (cardboard); GEM; 78 rpm; mono; 7 inch
Maker Thomas, Gwynne
Date made 20 December 1943
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
Copying Provisions Copy provided for personal non-commercial use
Description

Message recorded by Gwynne Thomas whilst on leave in New York and sent to his family in Gympie, Queensland, Australia. Flying Officer Thomas went missing in action on 7 December 1944 on a mission over Germany, his remains and those of his aircraft were found in a forest in Germany in 2005.

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