LONDON, ENGLAND. 1943-06-03. CREW OF THE SUNDERLAND AIRCRAFT "N FOR NAN" OF NO. 461 SQUADRON RAAF ...

Place Oceans: Atlantic Ocean, Bay of Biscay
Accession Number UK0194
Collection type Photograph
Object type Print
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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LONDON, ENGLAND. 1943-06-03. CREW OF THE SUNDERLAND AIRCRAFT "N FOR NAN" OF NO. 461 SQUADRON RAAF WHICH WAS ATTACKED BY EIGHT JUNKERS JU 88 AIRCRAFT IN THE BAY OF BISCAY AND FOUGHT THEM OFF, DESTROYING THREE. THEY ARE RECORDING THE STORY OF THE ENCOUNTER ON 1943-06-02 AT THE BBC. LEFT TO RIGHT: 400788 PILOT OFFICER W. J. T. DOWLING, CAULFIELD, VIC; 404610 FLIGHT LIEUTENANT C. B. WALKER, BRISBANE, QLD, CAPTAIN; 26588 SERGEANT LOUIS STANLEY WATSON, (LOST ON OPERATIONS OVER THE BAY OF BISCAY ON 13 AUGUST, 1943) ADELAIDE, SA; FLIGHT SERGEANT E. A. FULLER, RAF; MR LOCH OF THE BBC.