|Object type||Black & white - Digital file JPEG|
|Date made||c 1941|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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Studio portrait of 411099 Aircraftman, later Flight Sergeant (Flt Sgt) Malcolm Douglas Moffatt of ...
Studio portrait of 411099 Aircraftman, later Flight Sergeant (Flt Sgt) Malcolm Douglas Moffatt of Armidale, NSW. Enlisting in the RAAF in March 1941, Flt Sgt Moffat trained as an Aerial Gunner as part of the Empire Air Training Scheme (EATS) in Canada and England, and was posted to 625 Squadron RAF flying Lancaster bombers. On the night of 12/13 August 1944, Flt Sgt Moffatt's Lancaster, serial number ME733, radio call sign CF-Z, was shot down and crashed at Hollenstein, Germany after an operational sortie over Brunswick. He was killed alongside six other crew members, aged 24. See also P07009.001 for crew image.