Penn, Lawrence


Penn, Lawrence
L Penn


Six items. An oral history interview with Lawrence Penn (b. 1922, 413929 Royal Australian Air Force) his log book and photographs. He flew operations as a pilot with 226 Squadron part of the Second Tactical Air Force.

The collection has been donated to the IBCC Digital Archive by Lawrence Penn and catalogued by Barry Hunter.




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Penn, L

Collection Items

No 1 OTU East Sale September 1945
37 airmen arranged in four rows. Refresher training on Beauforts. Laurie Penn is identified as being third from the right in the bottom row.

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Laurie Penn, Colin Richardson and two singers
The four are pictured at Oregon where the two women sang in a choir for them. The caption reads 'L to R; Colin Richardson, later killed in action, Lawrence (Laurie) Penn, names of ladies unknown'.

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226 Squadron, Swanton Morley
A group of airmen arranged in two rows in front of a Mitchell. Laurie is identified in the caption.

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10 Service Flying Training School Dauphin
A group of 17 pilots including Laurie Penn. Four of the pilots are identified.

Laurie Penn's pilots flying log book
Pilots flying log book for L E Penn, covering the period from 31 December 1942 to 26 September 1945. Detailing his flying training, operations flown and instructor duties. He was stationed at RCAF Dauphin, RCAF Pennfield Ridge, RCAF Yarmouth, RAF…

Interview with Lawrence Penn
Lawrence Penn grew up in Australia and worked as a bank clerk before he volunteered for the Air Force. He flew 40 operations as a pilot with 226 Squadron. After the war he had his own air taxi company and also flew for Qantas.
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