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Photographs taken by George Morton. Top left and right seem to be of a lighthouse ship; middle a group of Spanish aircraftsmen; bottom left a sailing boat, bottom right a pair of Spanish aircraftsmen.

George Henry Herbert Morton has no medal card in the Nation Archives records, suggesting that he went overseas too late to qualify for the War or Victory Medals. He seems to have been attached to the staff of the British Air Attache in Madrid, Lt. Col. Sandy.

Photographs taken by George Morton. Top left, a Sopwith 1-1/2 Strutter, below, a Nieuport 11 or 17. Top right, a Salmson 2, below, a Breguet 14 or 16. Bottom left, a Spad S. VII or XIII, below, a Caudron G.III. Bottom right, a Spad VII or XIII, below, an Airco DH.4 (de Havilland).

George Henry Herbert Morton has no medal card in the Nation Archives records, suggesting that he went overseas too late to qualify for the War or Victory Medals. He seems to have been attached to the staff of the British Air Attache in Madrid, Lt. Col. Sandy.

Photographs taken by George Morton. Top left, top right, and middle left, various shots of the Vickers Vimy bomber. Middle right and bottom left, two shots of an Airco DH.4 (de Havilland). Bottom left and bottom middle, two shots of a possible Bristol F.2B.

George Henry Herbert Morton has no medal card in the Nation Archives records, suggesting that he went overseas too late to qualify for the War or Victory Medals. He seems to have been attached to the staff of the British Air Attache in Madrid, Lt. Col. Sandy.

Photographs taken by George Morton. Top and second from bottom show an Airco DH.4 (de Havilland), second from top a Bristol F.2B, and bottom a Farman MF.7 Longhorn.

George Henry Herbert Morton has no medal card in the Nation Archives records, suggesting that he went overseas too late to qualify for the War or Victory Medals. He seems to have been attached to the staff of the British Air Attache in Madrid, Lt. Col. Sandy.

Photographs taken by Henry Morton. Top left and bottom left and right show Royal Air Force aircraftsmen in the 1918 pattern uniform. Note also the Spanish and Union Jack flags in the bottom pictures. Top right and middle show groups of Spanish servicemen (aircraftsmen?).

George Henry Herbert Morton has no medal card in the Nation Archives records, suggesting that he went overseas too late to qualify for the War or Victory Medals. He seems to have been attached to the staff of the British Air Attache in Madrid, Lt. Col. Sandy. Photographs taken by George Morton of Paris, including the Arc de Triomphe, the old Palais du Trocadéro (demolished in 1937) taken from the Eiffel Tower, and shell damaged buildings.

George Henry Herbert Morton has no medal card in the Nation Archives records, suggesting that he went overseas too late to qualify for the War or Victory Medals. He seems to have been attached to the staff of the British Air Attache in Madrid, Lt. Col. Sandy.

History

Identifier

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Creator

Morton, George Henry Morton, George Henry Herbert

Date

1919

Date Created

01/01/1919

Temporal Coverage

31/12/1919

Source

Multiple

Medium

Photographic paper

Type

Photograph

Pages

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Number of Pages

6

Contributor

Richard Marshall | Richard Marshall | Beryl Peakall

Submission Event

Norwich and Norfolk Millennium Library Submission Day, 8th April 2008

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford