Photograph

Group taken at RNAS Cowdray Park in front of Walrus aircraft.
Front Row. Kneeling, Vic NewnhamRM (Driver); seatedCPO William Crofts (Medical Officer), Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Lt Cdr Albert E Rose RN (CO), Lt John Moffat RNVR (Officer in Charge of the Flying), Unknown; seatedRoy Udders RM(Driver), Unknown. Certainly the four seated ‘Unknowns’ are not from Cowdray Park-John Moffat told methey were from the photographic section.
Historians Note. John Moffat went on to be the last aircraft in the sinking of the Bismark. Cowdray Park was used for photoraphic air training for about six months during the build up to D Day as Ford was so busy

Ship/Place/Originator: Cowdray Park
Original Reference:
Date / Date Range: 6-6-1944
Submitted By: Tania Pons (Cowdray Park research group)
Now Held By: Tania Pons Date Added to holdings. 31/01/2011
Date Added:
Historians Number: Hist977
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