Hand coloured studio portrait of 420433 Flight Sergeant (Flt Sgt) John Cecil Bond, 466 Squadron ...

Accession Number P11625.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Colour - Digital file TIFF
Maker Paramount Studio
Place made Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Date made c 1942
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Hand coloured studio portrait of 420433 Flight Sergeant (Flt Sgt) John Cecil Bond, 466 Squadron RAAF, of Newtown, NSW. Flt Sgt Bond was lost on operations aged 22 on 11 April 1944 when the Halifax LV875 he was piloting was shot down by a German night fighter and crashed near Rosieres-en-Santerre, west of Amiens. The five Australians in the crew were buried in the communal cemetery in the village of Meharicourt.


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