Royal visit and Wing Commander Baxter

PFOMetheringhamAF19030002.jpg

Title

Royal visit and Wing Commander Baxter

Description

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'.

Date

1941
1944-03

Temporal Coverage

Type

Format

Two 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

PFOMetheringhamAF19030002

Citation

“Royal visit and Wing Commander Baxter,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed September 25, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/31214.

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