First World War - War in the Air

GALLIPOLI 1915: PERSONALITIES

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Catalogue number
  • Q 44351
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Production date
1915-08
Subject period
Alternative Names
  • object category: Photography
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Category
photographs

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Object description

The pioneer of naval aviation, Commander Charles R Samson of No 3 Squadron Royal Naval Air Service, who was based at Imbros, Gallipoli and undertook aerial reconnaissance for the campaign. Commander Samson is wearing naval uniform and carrying a pith helmet

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