Sussex, England. C. 1945-08. Ex prisoners of war (POWS) and English holiday makers on the front ...

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Accession Number UK3131
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker Stewart, Alexander
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

Sussex, England. C. 1945-08. Ex prisoners of war (POWS) and English holiday makers on the front at Brighton during a thunderstorm, on their last day in England before repatriation to Australia as part of the largest RAAF repatriation draft to leave Britain since the end of the war in Europe. They sailed from Liverpool on 1945-08-08 on the 22,000 ton troopship Orion.