We have no info on Joe, but he is named in some 453 SQN photos.
453 squadron UK 1. Mark Watson 2. Roland Snowdon 3. 'Chiefy' McKinnen 4. Paul Murray 5. Slim Roberts 6. Joe Lawrence 7. Fred Cowpe 8. Joe Boulton 9. Allen Harris 10. 'Doc' Waller 11. Ralph Dutneall 12. Josh Scott 13. Vern Lancaster 14. 'Stoo' 15. Hec Aldred 16. 'Ac' Rice 17. Jack Olver 18. Dick Peters.
France, 07-1944. Pilots of No. 453 squadron RAAF Left to right: FLGOFF J.F. Olver; FLGOFF K.K. Lawrence; SQNLDR D.H. Smith; FLTLT A. Lancaster; FLGOFF Michael West and FLTLT Pat V. McDade who was later shot down and taken prisoner of war 26-07-1944.
Bayeux, France. C. 1944-07. Pilots of No. 453 (Spitfire) Squadron RAAF sightseeing outside Bayeux cathedral during a rest from patrolling the Normandy battlefields. Left to Right: Squadron Leader D. H. Smith, Flying Officer (FLGOFF) K. K. Lawrence; FLGOFF J. F. Olver; Flight Lieutenant (FLTLT) V. A. Lancaster; FLGOFF M. West; FLTLT P. V. Mcdade.
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