Royal visit to RAF Bircham Newton

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Title

Royal visit to RAF Bircham Newton

Description

Top - a senior RAF officer talking to the Queen and another lady with other personnel including a young girl looking on. In the background the rear of a Hudson. Submitted with description 'Queen Elizabeth, with Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret alongside 206 Sqn Hudson, B-VX, RAF Bircham Newton, 1941. In the foreground is Air Vice Marshal Thysen. In the background are three airmen in sheepskin flying jackets, an airman in service dress, two unidentified officers and a woman in civilian clothes'.
Middle - a group of airmen wearing sheepskin jackets and side caps talking to the King and Queen. In the background part of an aircraft. Submitted with description 'King George VI and Queen Elizabeth alongside 206 Sqn Hudson, B-VX, RAF Bircham Newton, 1941. They are talking to three airmen wearing sheepskin jackets and side caps'.
Bottom - Four airmen wearing sheepskin jackets and side caps talking to the King and Queen while other officers and two young girls (princesses) look on. Submitted with description 'King George VI, Queen Elizabeth, Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret alongside 206 Sqn Hudson, B-VX, RAF Bircham Newton, 1941. Also in view are four airmen in battledress, side caps, leather boots and sheepskin flying jackets, an unidentified officer, Air Vice Marshal Thysen and a largely concealed woman in civilian dress'.

Date

1941

Temporal Coverage

Spatial Coverage

Type

Format

Three b/w photographs mounted on an album page

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Rights

This content is property of the Royal Air Force Metheringham Airfield Visitor Centre which has kindly granted the International Bomber Command Centre Digital Archive a royalty-free permission to publish it. Please note that it was digitised by a third-party which used technical specifications that may differ from those used by International Bomber Command Centre Digital Archive. It has been published here ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre.

Identifier

PFOMetheringhamAF19030001

Citation

“Royal visit to RAF Bircham Newton,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 23, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/31213.

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