Studio portrait of 409472 Flying Officer (FO) Hugh Lyons Gordon, No. 460 Squadron RAAF, of Melbourne, Vic. He was a barrister and solicitor prior to enlisting in Septemebr 1941 after which he ...

Collection ID P08727.001
Collection type Photograph
Title Studio portrait of 409472 Flying Officer (FO) Hugh Lyons Gordon, No. 460 Squadron RAAF, of Melbourne, Vic. He was a barrister and solicitor prior to enlisting in Septemebr 1941 after which he ...
Object type Black & white
Maker Unknown
Date made 22 June 2017
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

Studio portrait of 409472 Flying Officer (FO) Hugh Lyons Gordon, No. 460 Squadron RAAF, of Melbourne, Vic. He was a barrister and solicitor prior to enlisting in Septemebr 1941 after which he trained as an observer. FO Gordon was a member of the crew of Lancaster EE167 on a bombing run to Oberhausen, Germany on June 15 1943. EE167 was shot down on this mission and crashed near Schinveld, Holland, killing three (including FO Gordon) of the six crew on board. FO Gordon was 34 years of age at the time of his death.