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Flight Sergeant Donald S. Mitchell (1922–1945)

© the artist's estate. Photo credit: Tameside Museums and Galleries Service: The Astley Cheetham Art Collection

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Tameside Museums and Galleries Service: The Astley Cheetham Art Collection

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oil on canvas


H 48.5 x W 38 cm

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Acquisition method

bequeathed, 1976

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Inscription description

Note sewn onto back of canvas read: 'Hyde Roll of Honour RAFVR, Flgt Sgt. Donald S. Mitchell, Aged 23 Missing Presumed Killed in a raid on Magdeburg, Germany on Jan 16th 1945, The Lord Gave, Man hath taken away.'


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