Informal portrait of O33831 Pilot Officer (PO) Lionel Henry Cadogan Cowper, 77 Squadron. He is ...

Unit No. 77 Squadron
Accession Number P05932.001
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Maker Unknown
Place made Korea
Date made 1952
Conflict Korea, 1950-1953
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

Informal portrait of O33831 Pilot Officer (PO) Lionel Henry Cadogan Cowper, 77 Squadron. He is sitting in the cockpit of a Gloster Meteor jet. He was lost on operations over Korea on 30 March 1952 when his Meteor aircraft crashed during a rocket attack on installations in North Korea. He has no known grave and is commemorated at the United Nations Memorial Cemetery, Korea.

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