Carmichael, John Damian

Place Europe: Netherlands
Accession Number PR04441
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet; 1 box
Object type Log book, Album, Photograph
Maker Carmichael, John Damian
Date made 1942-1944; 1995
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

Collection relating to the Second World War service of 414991 Flight Sergeant John Damian Carmichael, a pilot of 453 (Spitfire) Squadron RAAF. On 21 February 1944, Carmichael's plane was shot down over Holland and he was hidden by members of the Dutch Resistance until the end of the war. Collection consists of; two original RAAF Flying Log Books belonging to Flt Sgt Carmichael; an album housed in a ring binder folder commemorating the crash he survived in 1944, and presented by the Crash Research in Aviation Society Holland during a visit there in 1995; a wallet of photographs taken 1995 during Carmichael's visit to the Netherlands showing some of the people who helped him during the war.

History / Summary

Carmichael's plane was shot down over the Netherlands on 21 February 1944 and he was hidden by members of the Dutch Resistance until the end of the war.