Group portrait of 101 Squadron, RAF, aircrew sitting in their 1929 Riley open touring car named ...

Accession Number P07673.002
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Place made United Kingdom: England, Lincolnshire
Date made c 1944
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Group portrait of 101 Squadron, RAF, aircrew sitting in their 1929 Riley open touring car named 'G' George after their Lancaster bomber of the same code name. Identified, positions not certain: Sergeant (Sgt) Jock Laws, Rear Gunner, RAF; Sgt Dennis Goodliffe, Flight Engineer, RAF; Sgt Phil Medway, Wireless Operator, RAF; Flying Officer (FO) Stan Licquorish, Navigator, RCAF; FO Ken Fillingham, Pilot, RAF; Sgt Jack Salisbury, Mid Upper Gunner, RAF. Front row: Ken Connell, Bomb Aimer, RCAF; 424428 FO Adrian Montague Marks, Special Duty Operator (SDO), RAAF, pointing to the word 'DIGGER'. FO Stan Licquorish and Ken Marks were the only members of the crew to possess a driver's licenses and depending on the availability of petrol, the crew used the car during their off duty times to get off the base and explore the Lincolnshire countryside or visit local pubs.