London, England. 1943-12-24. A description of the Christmas Eve 1943 celebrations at the ...

Units
Place Europe: United Kingdom, England, Greater London, London
Accession Number SUK13335
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white - Print silver gelatin
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

London, England. 1943-12-24. A description of the Christmas Eve 1943 celebrations at the Boomerang Club (which included a concert, a dinner and a dance) was broadcast in the BBC Overseas Service programme "Radio Newsreel" on Christmas morning. Mr Stanley Melbourne Bruce CH MC, High Commissioner for Australia, cuts the three tier iced cake. Included in the group round him are Pilot Officer David Sandell of Sydney, NSW; Sergeant John Ellis of Sydney, NSW; Flight Sergeant (F Sgt) Donald McKenzie of Maroubra, NSW; F Sgt Bruce Humphreys of Kew, Vic; and F Sgt D. G. Bransdon of Leeton, NSW.