Royal visit and Wing Commander Baxter



Royal visit and Wing Commander Baxter


Top - the King, Queen and two princesses talking to RAF officers behind the wing of an aircraft. In the background a hangar. Submitted with description '.King George VI, Queen Elizabeth and Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret standing behind wing of 206 Sqn Hudson, B-VX, Bircham Newton, 1941. With the Royal family are two unidentified RAF officers, an airmen in a sheepskin flying jacket and side cap, and a largely concealed woman in civilian dress'.
Bottom - an RAF officer wearing battledress with pilot's brevet and side cap standing in front of a door to a hut. Submitted with description 'W/Cdr R E Baxter standing outside Commanding Officer & Adjutant's Office – RAF Metheringham, March 1944'.



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Two b/w photographs mounted on an album page


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