R.A.F. DESPATCH RIDER MEETS ITALIAN NEWLY-WEDS ON ROAD TO ROME.
Original wartime caption: For introduction see CNA.2931 Picture (issued 1944) shows - An R.A.F. despatch rider, Leading Aircraftman F. Jones of Newport, Mon., saw a procession of Italian civilians as he sped ahead of the firstr R.A.F. detachment to enter Rome. Two young fashionably dressed Italians had decided to get married to celebrate the entry of the Allies into Rome. The wedding party stopped to welcome the despatch rider and Leading Aircraftman Jones showed his pleasure by presenting the bride with a bunch of flower.