The most highly decorated Royal Australian airman flying, 407729 Flight Lieutenant (Flt Lt) David John Shannon DSO and Bar DFC and Bar, of Bridgewater, SA, member of the Dambusters, was one of ...
ID numberUK2644
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white
MakerUnknown
Place madeUnited Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date made21 March 1945
Physical descriptionBlack & white
DescriptionThe most highly decorated Royal Australian airman flying, 407729 Flight Lieutenant (Flt Lt) David John Shannon DSO and Bar DFC and Bar, of Bridgewater, SA, member of the Dambusters, was one of nineteen Australian airmen who attended Buckingham Palace. Following the investiture, Flt Lt Shannon is shown with his wife, formerly Section Officer A. S. Fowler, Women's Auxiliary Air Force Services (WAAF).