Moore, Hugh DFC (Wing Commander b.1916)

Places
Accession Number PR00180
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 2 wallets: 2 cm
Object type Letters, Photograph
Maker Moore, Hugh Francis
Various
Date made 1954-1955
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM371 91/0799
Conflict Malayan Emergency, 1948-1960
Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

Collection relating to Wing Commander H Moore, DFC during his service with the RAAF in the Malayan Emergency. Consists of letters written to his wife while on active service in command of No 1 Bomber Squadron RAAF based at Tengah. Includes comments on climate, people and customs, sport and social life, missions including night flying and Operation Termite, new bombing techniques, combined operations with ground forces, and relations with RAF. Also contains a letter written by Group Captain D W Colquhoun regarding the granting of rank and a few photos of the RAF Base at Tengah and of Lincoln bombers.