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 ...
ID numberUK2852
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white
MakerLe Guay, Laurence Craddock
Physical descriptionBlack & white
DescriptionLincolnshire, 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.