"G" for George is veteran aircraft

Accession Number F02013
Collection type Film
Measurement 1 min
Object type Newsreel
Physical description 35mm/b&w/sound
Maker Cinesound
Place made Australia: Queensland, Brisbane
Date made November 1944
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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Description

A Cinesound newsreel item on Avro Lancaster "G" for George arriving at Brisbane. Several shots of crew standing near aircraft. Commentator mentions "G" for George will be eventually be exhibited at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra. Crew are; 404506 Flight Lieutenant Edward Arthur Hudson DFC and Bar, Flying Officer (F/O) 413986 Wilfred Cyril Gordon, DFC; 413068 F/O George Burns James Young DFM; 9399 Flight Sergeant (Flt.-Sgt) Harry Tickle; 14226 Flt.-Sgt. Keith Andrew Ower; 413280 F/O Francis Paul Smith, DFC; 413451 F/O Clive Harold Tindale, DFM; 412816 F/O Thomas Vyner McCarthy, DFC and Bar.