Studio portrait of O374 Pilot Officer (PO) Ian Allen, RAAF. A clerk in several government ...

Unit Royal Australian Air Force
Accession Number P11125.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Digital file TIFF
Maker Unknown
Date made c 1939
Conflict Period 1930-1939
Period 1960-1969
Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Studio portrait of O374 Pilot Officer (PO) Ian Allen, RAAF. A clerk in several government departments prior to enlisting in the RAAF on 8 October 1934, PO Allen trained as a pilot in 1937. PO Allen was a flying instructor at the No 1 Service Flying Training School in Point Cook during the Second World War and was awarded an Air Force Cross in 1944. He remained in the RAAF until his retirement on 20 February 1970.