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8th Air Force veteran E.F. Wilson with a small gathering of friends at Knighthayes Court, Devon, in April 1945.
Handwritten on slide casing: 'E.F. Wilson.'

IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

8th Air Force veteran E.F. Wilson with a small gathering of friends at a servicemen's rest home in Devon, in April 1945. Handwritten on slide casing: 'E.F. Wilson.'

Connections

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

People

  • Edward Wilson

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    Edward Wilson served as a pilot with the 491st Bomb Group flying B-24s on bombing missions out of North Pickenham, England. He took quite a few colour photographs of Liberators, both on base and in the air. He later shared slide copies with aviation...

Locations

  • Knightshayes Court

    Military site : non-airfield
    Built in 1874 for the Heathcote-Amory family. ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 March 2017 12:20:44 Lucy May Changes to caption and place associations
Sources

Added connection to Knighthayes Court - similarity of the architecture.

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:17 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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