402367 Flight Lieutenant (FLT LT) Jack Frederick LEGGO, of Sydney, NSW, and FLT LT H. B. MARTIN, ...

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Accession Number UK0028
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original acetate
Place made United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date made 17 Feburary 1943
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

402367 Flight Lieutenant (FLT LT) Jack Frederick LEGGO, of Sydney, NSW, and FLT LT H. B. MARTIN, SYDNEY, NSW, OUTSIDE BUCKINGHAM PALACE AFTER THEY HAD RECEIVED THE DFC FROM HIS MAJESTY KING GEORGE VI. FLT LT LEGGO AND FLT LT MARTIN WERE NAVIGATOR AND PILOT OF THE FIRST ALL-AUSTRALIAN CREW TO BOMB GERMANY FROM NO. 455 (HAMPDEN) SQUADRON RAAF, THEN OPERATING WITH BOMBER COMMAND.