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Wrigley Tickle and G for George at Prestwick Oct 1944 AWM UK2056

Wrigley Tickle and G for George at Prestwick Oct 1944 AWM UK2056

 
 
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AWM caption : PRESTWICK, SCOTLAND. C. 1944-10. AIR VICE MARSHAL H. N. WRIGLEY CBE DFC AFC, AIR OFFICER COMMANDING, RAAF OVERSEAS HEADQUARTERS, BIDDING FAREWELL TO FLIGHT SERGEANT H. TICKLE, ADELAIDE, SA, WHO HAS HAD CHARGE OF MAINTENANCE FOR "GEORGE" FOR HER NINETY OPERATIONAL FLIGHTS WITH NO. 460 SQUADRON RAAF. THE VETERAN RAAF LANCASTER "G FOR GEORGE" SET OFF ON THE 1300 MILE FLIGHT FROM PRESTWICK AERODROME, TO AUSTRALIA VIA CANADA AND THE UNITED STATES.

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1944
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Australian War Memorial
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