Burton, E

Title

Burton, E
Edna Burton
Eddie Burton
Radio Wales

Description

14 items. The collection concerns Edna Burton (b. 1921), She worked at No 3 Maintenance Unit at RAF Milton from 1940-1945. She was engaged to Geoffrey Green 21 July 1940 and then 2 August 1941 she became engaged to Bert Kitson. Both her fiances were killed during the war.

The collection contains photographs of Sergeant Geoffrey Green (628871 Royal Air Force), an air gunner with 70 Squadron killed 18 November 1940, and Flight Sergeant Herbert James Hawkins Kitson DFM (1921 -1941, 625948 Royal Air Force). He served as a wireless operator / air gunner and was killed 27 September 1941.

The collection has been donated to the IBCC Digital Archive by Val Coombes and Cat Whiteaway and was catalogued by IBCC Digital Archive staff.

Additional information on Herbert Kitson is available via the IBCC Losses Database.

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

2020-11-08

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Collection Items

Bert Kitson and Edna Burton
Enda Burton sitting on Bert Kitson's knee in a garden.

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Herbert James Hawkins Kitson
A framed photograph of Bert Kitson. Signed 'Fondest love yours ever Bert' and 'Your old pal Bert'.

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Lysander
An airborne Lysander taken from below silhouetted against a cloud.

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Geoff Green
Geoff Green in shirtsleeves standing in front of a wooden hut.

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Christmas card
A Christmas card with a vase of flowers on the front.

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Diary entry
A diary entry taken from an album page.

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Edna Burton
Edna Burton wearing Bert Kitson's uniform jacket and cap.

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Edna Burton
Edna Burton standing on a hill. A town is behind in a valley below.

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Bert Kitson's DFM
Bert Kitson with his parents outside Buckingham Palace after receiving his Distinguished Flying Medal. He is wearing a greatcoat and his parents are wearing winter coats. A crowd of people and the palace railings behind.

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Bert Kitson
Bert Kitson in flying jacket and boots standing in front of a Wellington.

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Bert Kitson
Bert Kitson in uniform sitting in a chair in a garden.

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Geoffrey Green and crew
Geoffrey Green and crew in front of their Wellington. Geoffrey Green is standing second from the right. Nose art and bomb trolley are partly visible.

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Geoffrey Green
Head and shoulder portrait of Geoffrey Green with air gunner's brevet. Captioned ‘Fiance Geoffrey Green engaged 21.7.1940 killed on active service 18.11.40 Buried in Belgrade – CWGC’.

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Geoffrey Green
Geoffrey Green in Sidcot suit and parachute harness standing in front of a building covered in camouflage netting.

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