Prime Minister John Curtin speaking to RAF Binbrook station commander Group Captain Hughie Edwards, 1944

Caption   Prime Minister John Curtin speaking to RAF Binbrook station commander Group Captain Hughie Edwards, 1944 ww2dbase
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Added Date 30 Dec 2014
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1. Commenter identity confirmed Alan Chanter says:
18 Nov 2014 07:31:02 AM

The caption is slightly misleading. 460 Squadron's Commanding Officer was, in fact, Wing Commander Martin, whilst Australian Group Captain Hughie Edwards, who had won the Victoria Cross two years earlier while flying with 2 Group, was the station commander at RAF Binbrook at the time of the Prime Minister's visit.
2. Commenter identity confirmed C. Peter Chen says:
18 Nov 2014 06:44:12 PM

Thanks Alan, the caption has been corrected.

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