Aircrew

PFOMetheringhamAF19040016.jpg

Title

Aircrew

Description

Top - seven aircrew, three sitting in front and four standing behind. All are wearing tunics with brevet and peaked or side caps. In the background are huts. Submitted with description 'F/O Burroughs' crew. Undated but location believed to be RAF Metheringham. By reference to the handwritten annotation and 106 Sqn's Operations Record Book the following crew members can be identified: F/O M R Burroughs, pilot (seated, centre); F/O O G Owen, bomb aimer (seated left) and F/Sgt T E Gray, flight engineer (standing second left). The remaining crew members, all Sgt's, are: D P Brown, navigator; R J Goddard, WOP; C T Bradley, MUG and J A Ormerod, RG'.
Bottom - seven aircrew, some wearing battledress and others parachute harnesses, all standing in line in front of the rear fuselage of a bomber aircraft with squadron letters 'ZN-R'. Submitted with description 'Unidentified aircrew standing next to 106 Sqn Lancaster ZN-R. Date and location unrecorded. The whole crew appear to be NCO's and the pilot is standing at the extreme right of the photgraph [sic]. Three of the crew are wearing chest-type parachute harnesses'.

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

PFOMetheringhamAF19040016

Citation

“Aircrew,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 30, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/31258.

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