About this object610 Squadron. Press cutting headlined 'The Result of His Work'. It shows Pilot Officer Peter Lamb and Squadron Leader John Ellis, Officer Commanding, inspecting the remains of a Messerschmitt BF109, E + 4 of JG54. The aircraft was in a mid air collision with another Messerschmitt and crashed at Layhams Farm, close to Biggin Hill.
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
MakerDaily Mirror Newspaper
Date Made31 August 1940
PeriodSecond World War
Medium and Materials1: photographic negative
Measurements1: H 115 mm x W 95 mm
2: H 185 mm x W 145 mm