|Measurement||Overall: 45.6 x 37.8 cm|
|Physical description||oil on canvas board|
|Place made||United Kingdom: England, Devon, Plymouth, Mount Batten|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
Flying Officer Wynton Thorpe
Flying Officer Wynton Powell Thorpe, depicted here aged 22 served with the Royal Australian Air Force, Coastal Command, No 10 Squadron, he was the RAAF Liaison with United States 8th Air Force. On 13 November 1942, Thorpe suffered lacerations to his right leg and foot during air operations which required his hospitalisation at the Royal Naval Hospital in Plymouth which led to his repatriation to Australia.