ROYAL AIR FORCE FIGHTER COMMAND, 1939-1945.

IWM Non Commercial Licence

The media for this item are free to reuse for non-commercial purposes under the IWM Non Commercial Licence. Video, sound and images can be embedded with the code we offer here, and images can also be downloaded.

By downloading any images or embedding any media, you agree to the terms and conditions of the IWM Non Commercial Licence, including your use of the attribution statement specified by IWM. For this item, that is: © IWM (CH 4275)

  • Download this item

    Embed HTML

    Embed BBCode

Catalogue number
  • CH 4275
Part of
Subject period
Alternative Names
  • object category: Black and white
Creator
Category
photographs

License Image

Buy a Print

Object description

Acting Squadron Leader H J L Hallowes, sitting on the wing of his Supermarine Spitfire Mark VB "City of Bombay" at Scorton, Yorkshire, upon assuming the command of No. 122 Squadron RAF. A veteran of the Battle of Britain, Hallowes had shot down at least 19 enemy aircraft by November 1940, while flying with No. 43 Squadron RAF. He added to his victories with 122 Squadron, and also commanded Nos. 222 and 504 Squadrons RAF before the end of the war, by which time his score was over 21.

Label

Squadron Leader H J L Hallowes, CO of No. 122 Squadron, with his Supermarine Spitfire Mk V at Scorton in Yorkshire, December 1941.

Comments (0)

Comments are the user's own and in no-way express the opinion of the IWM. Read our community policy for more details.
Please note that we cannot reply to comments made here. Find out how to ask questions or tell us something.

Add a comment

Add a comment

Please stay polite and on-topic: