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Duke of Gloucester meets 467 Squadron RAAF aircrew Waddington Jun 1944 AWM SUK12464

Duke of Gloucester meets 467 Squadron RAAF aircrew Waddington Jun 1944 AWM SUK12464

 
 
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AWM caption : Lincolnshire, England, June 1944. During his visit to RAF Station Waddington, His Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester met the crews of No. 467 (Lancaster) Squadron RAAF.
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HRH the Duke of Gloucester
Wing Commander William Lloyd Brill DSO DFC and Bar, of Grong Grong, NSW
425278 Flight Lieutenant (Flt Lt) Roland Reginald Cowan, of Brisbane, Qld
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429503 Flight Sergeant (Flt Sgt) Arthur Albert Summers, of Brisbane, Qld
Sergeant (Sgt) Jack Sheffield, RAF
On 25 June 1944, Flt Lt Cowan, Flt Sgt Summers and Sgt Sheffield were killed when their aircraft, Lancaster ND 729, was shot down over Mareuil-Caubert, France

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01/06/1944
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Royal collection of the United Kingdom
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