Gildersleve, Gladys

Title

Gildersleve, Gladys
G Gildersleve
Paul Gildersleve

Description

Three items. The collections consists of one oral history interview and two photographs all related to Gladys Gildersleve (b. 1924; 2030715 Royal Air Force). She began her training as a Women’s Auxiliary Air Force member at RAF Morecambe. Her first posting was to barrage balloons at Swansea Docks. Gladys eventually re-mustered as an instrument checker and was based at a number of bases including RAF Shenington. The collection has been loaned to the IBCC Digital Archive for digitisation by Paul and Gladys Gildersleve and catalogued by IBCC staff.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

2016-09-05

Rights

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Identifier

Gildersleve

Collection Items

14 Women’s Auxiliary Air Force personnel at Morecambe
14 Women’s Auxiliary Air Force personnel at Morecambe with a road and a row of buildings visible in the background. They are arranged in two rows, with the first row seated on a park bench, the second standing behind the first. There is a corporal…

Gladys Gildersleve
Portrait of Gladys Gildersleve in Women’s Auxiliary Air Force uniform at RAF Shenington.

Additional information about this item has been kindly provided by the donor.

Interview with Gladys Gildersleve
Gladys Gildersleve was working for a laboratory when she decided to join the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force. She began her training at RAF Bridgenorth and at RAF Morecambe. Her first posting was to barrage balloons at Swansea Docks. She eventually…
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