Newspaper cutting - investiture of husband's medal



Newspaper cutting - investiture of husband's medal


Includes Vera Gill receiving Kenneth Gill's DFC as well as other personnel's awards of MC, AFC, DSM, and MM.




One newspaper cutting


This content is available under a CC BY-NC 4.0 International license (Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0). It has been published ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre. For more information, visit and





[missing words] husband, Captain [missing words] stream Guards, who first [missing words] wife, formerly Miss Patricia Patton-Bethune, while he was serving in Yorkshire.

Mr. and Mrs. Hayes, of Kiln Hill, Linton, Wetherby, received the M.C. conferred on their son, the late Captain Graham Hayes, Border Regiment. The Rev. W. Hill, of Doncaster, received the M.C conferred on his son, the late Major Anthony Hill, K.O.Y.L.I.

Mrs Gill, with whom was her father-in-law, of Kyffin Avenue, Halton, Leeds, received the D.F.C. conferred on her husband, the late Flying-Officer Kenneth Gill.

Mrs Thompson, of Carlisle, who was accompanied by her mother-in-law, who lives at 40, Dragon Avenue, Harrogate, received the A.F.C. conferred on her husband, the late Flying-Officer Sydney Thompson.

Mrs Nicoll, accompanied by her mother-in-law, Mrs. Looker, of Wood House Lane, East Ardsley, Wakefield, received the D.S.M. with Bar awarded to her husband, the late Petty Officer Laurie Nicoll, R.N Mr. and Mrs. Curtis, of Victoria Road, Grangetown, Middlesbrough, received the M.M. conferred on their son, the late Private James Curtis, Duke of Wellington's Regiment.

Mr. James Dixon, of St. Audrey Avenue, Harrogate, received the M.M. awarded to his son, the late Quartermaster-Sergt. Joseph Dixon, King's Own Hussars.

Mrs. Smith, of Dewsbury, received the M.M. on behalf of her son, the late C.S.M. James Smith, Border Regiment.



“Newspaper cutting - investiture of husband's medal,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 17, 2024,

Item Relations

This item has no relations.