KEEVIL, ENGLAND. 1944-06-04. RAAF AND BRITISH ARMY AIRCREW AT AN ALLIED EXPEDITIONARY AIR FORCE ...

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Accession Number UK1421
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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KEEVIL, ENGLAND. 1944-06-04. RAAF AND BRITISH ARMY AIRCREW AT AN ALLIED EXPEDITIONARY AIR FORCE GLIDER TOWING SQUADRON IN FRONT OF A HORSA GLIDER AIRCRAFT, BEFORE THE ALLIED ARMIES LANDED IN NORMANDY ON D-DAY. LEFT TO RIGHT, FRONT ROW, KNEELING: 422649 FLIGHT SERGEANT (F SGT) R. W. MANN, SYDNEY, NSW; 410067 WARRANT OFFICER (WO) HUGH JOSEPH KILDAY, YARRAGON, VIC (ACCIDENTALLY KILLED IN AN AIRCRAFT ACCIDENT IN NORWAY ON 10 MAY 1945); 415263 PILOT OFFICER (PO) R. MINCHIN, PERTH, WA. STANDING: 422411 F SGT CLARENCE CAMPBELL, BERRY, NSW, (LOST ON OPERATIONS OVER NORTH WEST EUROPE ON 31 MARCH 1945); SERGEANT (SGT) J. POWELL, MANCHESTER, ENGLAND, BRITISH ARMY GLIDER PILOT; 410071 PO W. L. MARSHALL, MELBOURNE, VIC; 415352 WO G. R. OLIVER, PERTH, WA; SGT T. AUTY, LEEDS, ENGLAND, BRITISH ARMY GLIDER PILOT; 409924 PO L. J. G. JAMES, MELBOURNE, VIC. SITTING IN GLIDER DOORWAY: 410985 F SGT HENRY HOYSTED, DISTINGUISHED FLYING CROSS, WANGARATTA, VIC; 420689 PO C. E. LIGHT, SYDNEY, NSW. STANDING IN DOORWAY: STAFF SERGEANT SAMPSON, BRIGHTON, ENGLAND, BRITISH ARMY GLIDER PILOT.