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ID number UK2852
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white
Maker Le Guay, Laurence Craddock (Photographer)
Physical description Black & white


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.