250283 Wing Commander (Wg Cmdr) James Gibson Emerton, the Commanding Officer of No 22 (Boston) ...

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Accession Number OG0377
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker Harrison, John Thomas
Place made New Guinea: Papua New Guinea, Papua, Papuan Islands
Date made c December 1943
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

250283 Wing Commander (Wg Cmdr) James Gibson Emerton, the Commanding Officer of No 22 (Boston) Squadron RAAF, climbs from the cockpit of the aircraft, coded DU-K, RAAF serial No. A28-9, on completion of a sweep over New Britain. Wg Cmdr Emerton was lost on operations over New Britain on 30 January 1944 and is buried in the Rabaul War Cemetery.