Liberator III during Royal Visit to Nutts Corner

Liberator III during Royal Visit to Nutts Corner

Here we see King George VI being presented to the crew of a Liberator III of No.120 Squadron during his visit to RAF Nutts Corner in July 1942.

The numbered figures are

1 (left): W/Commander (later G/Commander) A. Brainey, C.O. 120 Sqn
2 (left): Group Captain Pritchard, Station Commander
3 (right): Cpl Jack Murray, Electrician, 120 Sqn
4 (right): LAC Maurice Ricks, Instructers, 120 Sqn
5 (right): Cpl Ender ?, Armourer
6 (right): Sgt Graham, Fitter (Engine), 120 Sqn

Many thanks to Peter Claydon for sending us these pictures, which belonged to his uncle, C.W.J. Claydon, who spent much of the war serving as a medical officer with No.120 Squadron at Ballykelly, Northern Ireland.

How to cite this article: Rickard, J (10 June 2017), Liberator III during Royal Visit to Nutts Corner , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_royal_visit_nutts_corner_liberator.html

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