Lincolnshire, England. C. 1945-05. Crews of No. 463 (Lancaster) Squadron RAAF and No. 467 ...

Units
Place Europe: United Kingdom, England, Lincolnshire, Waddington
Accession Number UK2852
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Maker Le Guay, Laurence Craddock
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

Lincolnshire, England. C. 1945-05. Crews of No. 463 (Lancaster) Squadron RAAF and No. 467 (Lancaster) Squadron RAAF, who throughout the day had flown more than 500 Allied liberated prisoners of war (POWs) in German camps back to England, celebrate a belated Victory in Europe (VE) day (1945-05-08) in their station mess, RAF Station Waddington. Flight Lieutenant M. F. Colvin, of Edinburgh; 280728 Wing Commander Kemp, of Hampton, Vic; 417351 Flying Officer (FO) R. G. Douglass, of Renmark, SA; 35963 FO L. M. Field, of Forbes, NSW; 415904 FO R. Iddon, of Perth, WA; Squadron Leader J. Burkhard, of Sydney, NSW; 422932 FO J. Cole, of Sydney, NSW.