About this object259 Squadron. Cuthbert Orde portrait of Lieutenant R.R. Stanford Tuck DFC dated 14th September 1940. This portrait was included in the book 'Pilots of Fighter Command' published in 1942'. There is a copy of the book in the Museum Collection.
In September 1980 RAF Biggin Hill gathered together a collection of photographs from museums, commercial and private individuals to mount an exhibition to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain. The collection was passed on to Bob Ogley when the RAF withdrew from Biggin Hill.
This photograph is part of the Bob Ogley Photograph Collection.
Place MadeRAF Biggin Hill
MakerGeorge G. Harrap & Company Ltd.
Date Made14 September 1940
PeriodSecond World War
Medium and Materials1: photographic negative
Measurements1: H 120 mm x W 95 mm
2: H 185 mm x W 145 mm
Subject and Association Keywords242 Squadron
Subject and Association KeywordsBiggin Hill
Subject and Association KeywordsTuck, Robert Stanford