About this objectExamining unexploded bombs. Included in the photo are: Leading Aircraftman Bumpford, Corporal Jepson, Sergeant Noon and Pilot Officer Wood.
The unidentified civilian received the George Cross. Many of the bombs were found to be of British origin from the 1920's that had been captured in France.
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
PeriodSecond World War
Medium and Materials1: photographic negative
Measurements1: H 100 mm x W 125 mm
2: H 185 mm x W 145 mm