Tag Archives: World War II

G for George disassembled

Personnel from the Air Force History and Heritage Branch working on the disassembly of the iconic Lancaster ‘G for George’.

The iconic Lancaster ‘G for George’, code AR-G, serial number W4783, operated by No. 460 Squadron during World War II, was recently disassembled by a team from the Air Force History and Heritage Branch and the Australia War Memorial Collections Services, during a four-week period.  

Photo sets challenge to find families

The challenge has been set to find the families of a World War II Wellington Bomber crew after the gifting of a photograph by the aircraft’s Rear Gunner Mr Edward Sheriff (then RAF Flight Sergeant) to the Australian High Commission in London.