Aircrew and Halifax

PGrundyAF15010016.jpg

Title

Aircrew and Halifax

Description

Top - eleven personnel, mostly aircrew standing in line in front of the nose of a Halifax. They are wearing a variety of uniform or flying clothing. The Halifax has nose art showing a reclining lady with letters 'Sleepy Gal'.
Bottom - eight aircrew wearing battledress or tunic with peaked and side caps standing in line in front of the nose of Halifax, coded DT-T of B Flight, 192 Squadron, just post war at RAF Foulsham. On the aircraft nose art showing a kangaroo and a bomb with words 'Mathews & Co. Express delivery service'. Below the cockpit, five rows of ten mission symbols. Behind the cockpit a swastika. Flight Lieutenant Mathews RAAF is fourth from the left, David Donaldson (Officer Commanding 192 Squadron is fourth from the right. Squadron Leader John H Crotch DFC, B Flight Commander and caretaker Officer Commanding 192 Squadron at disbandment and absorption by the Radio Warfare Establishment is
third from the right.

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Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Contributor

John Rees

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Format

Two b/w photographs mounted on a album page

Type

Identifier

PGrundyAF15010016

Spatial Coverage

Citation

“Aircrew and Halifax,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 21, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/15774.

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