Newspaper cutting - Halton DFC is presumed dead

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Newspaper cutting - Halton DFC is presumed dead

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Reports that Mrs K Gill had now been informed that her husband previously reported missing was now presumed to have been killed. Gives some local history of Ken Gill. Includes b/w full face portrait.

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One newspaper cutting

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IBCC Digital Archive

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SGillK1438901v30078

Transcription

Halton D.F.C is presumed dead

News has been received by Mrs. K. Gill, of Sycamore-avenue, Halton, that her husband, Flying Officer Kenneth Gill D.F.C., aged 22, previously reported missing, is now presumed to have been killed while on operational duties.

[photograph]
F/O Kenneth Gill

Flying Officer Gill attended Osmondthorpe School and Leeds College of Technology, later working for the Yorkshire Fireclay Company.

He joined the R.A.F. in 1941, trained in Canada, was commissioned in 1943, and received the D.F.C. in 1944.

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“Newspaper cutting - Halton DFC is presumed dead,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed January 29, 2023, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/35863.

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