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Bill and receipt for professional services of to Mrs B Myers from Ellis Bussey, Mellor & Co.

A newspaper article describing an attack on Nuremberg. It is annotated 'No 9 27/8 1943'.

A biography of the Christian family written by Arnold's grandson. There appears to be a connection to France, perhaps to Italian and French royalty. Later research suggested a Swiss connection but after research the Italian and French links were…

Shows photograph of Vera Gill pinning Croix de Guerre on her son Derek. It was awarded to her late husband Flying Officer Kenneth Gill DFC.

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

Article and photographs concerning three widows receiving medals earned by husbands. Includes Vera Gill, DFC of her husband Flying Officer Gill, Mrs Richard Bunker, DSO and bar of her husband Wing Commander Bunker and Section Officer Liddell WAAF VC…

Reports Flying Officer Kenneth Gill DFC was presumed killed after being posted missing on 21 March 1945 on his 45th operation. Gives some local history concerning Ken Gill, mentions Tirpitz operation. Also reports other RAF Yorkshiremen killed, Sgt…

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.

Addressed to Mrs V Gill, postmarked Worcester.

Sent to Kenneth and Vera Gill from 159 MU, RAF C.M.F. Drawing of map showing England and Italy with Spitfire.

From Halton Congregational Sunday School. Congratulations and hopes that he would be home soon.


From Congregational Church. Writes that they were proud of him and glad that his ability and work had been recognised.


Congratulates him on award of Distinguished Flying Cross

Congratulates him on award of Distinguished Flying Cross.

To Pilot Officer and Mrs K Gill - congratulations and best wishes for future happiness.

To K Gill - congratulations on wedding, sorry cant come. Les.

To Pilot Officer and Mrs Gill - congratulations and very best wishes for the future.

To Mr and Mrs Gill - congratulations wishing you every happiness for the future.

To Mr and Mrs Gill good wishes.

Newspaper cutting with b/w photograph of four airmen wearing tunics with half brevet and side caps. Text states that here were two Leeds men recent graduates of navigator training in Canada, Lists airmen and addresses including K Gill.

Bride and groom, wearing tunic with half brevet, standing in centre of group with two men, one in uniform to the left and an woman and a man wearing civilian suit on the right. Captioned 'Tom Parsons (9 Sqn), Arthur Gill (cousin), Joan Lambert…

Gives personal details, lists postings to 9 Squadron Lancaster finishing school, and 617 Squadron. Notes missing believed killed 21 March 1945.

A woman wearing fur coat and glasses pins a medal onto the jacket of a young boy. Text explanation.
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