NOEMFOOR ISLAND, DUTCH NEW GUINEA. 1944-07-03. WING COMMANDER L. D. JACKSON DFC (LEFT), WING ...

Place Asia: Netherlands East Indies, Dutch New Guinea, Noemfoor Island
Accession Number OG1389
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative nitrate other
Maker Harrison, John Thomas
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

NOEMFOOR ISLAND, DUTCH NEW GUINEA. 1944-07-03. WING COMMANDER L. D. JACKSON DFC (LEFT), WING LEADER OF NO. 78 (FIGHTER) WING RAAF WHO PILOTED THE FIRST AIRCRAFT TO LAND ON KAMIRI AIRSTRIP AND FLIGHT LIEUTENANT ROGER KIMPTON, RAAF, OF MELBOURNE, VIC (RIGHT), WHO FLEW THE SECOND ALLIED AIRCRAFT TO LAND ON KAMIRI AIRSTRIP.