Letter from Kenneth Gill to his mother

SGillK1438901v10023.pdf

Title

Letter from Kenneth Gill to his mother

Description

Writes that his course is getting harder but he was keeping up. Says a little about flying and replies to and actions requests in their letters he recently received. Continues catching up with family gossip and news. Speculates about farming in the future and writes about local countryside and opportunities in Canada. Continue with more news and gossip concerning family and friends. Writes about his elimination from pilot training and speculates on reasons. Says that he could fly the Anson that they are doing navigator training on and he might get back to piloting. Mentions that nearly half his course at Arcadia were eliminated and thirteen chums had been killed during basic flying training. Continues with news of friends and home and talks of gardening and joining local church and choir where he was enjoying the singing.

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Date

1942-06-06

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Format

Ten page handwritten letter and envelope

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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SGillK1438901v10023

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Citation

K Gill, “Letter from Kenneth Gill to his mother,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 2, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/35571.

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