50 years later 1995.
Commission by Lily, wife of rear gunner, the F/S on the left, after their 31th op/sortie (that’s end of tour) from RAF East Kirkby (where the other Lancaster, “Just Jane” is on display).
He suffered burn later and was treated by Archibald McIndoe and belonged to the Guinea Pig Club
Acrylic on board 20″ × 18″ 1995
13/3/08 Chosen by War Group as week’s image.
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