Lancaster and members of Women's Auxiliary Air Force

PFOMetheringhamAF19040017.jpg

Title

Lancaster and members of Women's Auxiliary Air Force

Description

Top rear quarter view of a parked Lancaster with buildings in the background. Submitted with description 'Unidentified 1668 HCU Lancaster J9-L at RAF Metheringham May or June 1944. This aircraft may be either PB437 or PB487, both of which were known to have been operated by this Heavy Conversion Unit'
Bottom - four members of Women's Auxiliary Air Force in shirtsleeves out side a Nissen hut with a Union flag above and behind. Submitted with description 'Four WAAF Sgt's at RAF Metheringham, May 1945. Left to right: Sgt Molly Lilley (Stores), Sgt Grace Bayley (Ops), Sgt Anne Walker (Admin), Sgt Peggy Haining (Ops). Taken Sunday after VE Day just before leaving Metheringham for Victory Parade to Lincoln Cathedral. Note the name of their Nissen hut: "The Sarjery"'.

Date

1944-05
1944-06
1945-05

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

PFOMetheringhamAF19040017

Citation

“Lancaster and members of Women's Auxiliary Air Force,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 23, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/31259.

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