Informal outdoors portrait of 426709 Pilot Officer (PO) Ernest Thompson, 466 Squadron, RAAF. A ...

Accession Number P11042.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Digital file TIFF
Maker Unknown
Date made 1942-1944
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Informal outdoors portrait of 426709 Pilot Officer (PO) Ernest Thompson, 466 Squadron, RAAF. A bank officer from Brisbane, Queensland prior to enlistment, PO Thompson was the bomb aimer of Halifax MZ299 which was shot down during operations near Hamburg, Germany on 15 October 1944. His remains, along with those of his fellow crew members, are buried in the Sage War Cemetery, Oldenburg, Germany.

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