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Head and shoulders portrait of a young man wearing civilian jacket and tie. On the reverse '1940'

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Biography of Arthur Alexander Gill and memories of his cousin Kenneth Gill. Writes of working in the same firm as Kenneth Gill before the war. Too young to join forces, he was employed in Blackburn aircraft stores. Was called up in December 1944.…

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Entries detailing daily activity including shift work at AV Roe, friends, entertainment, health, weather and family news. Mentions letters from Ken, and his arrival back in October.

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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…

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The official journal of the Prisoners of War Department of the Red Cross and St John War Organisation. This edition covers the Food Situation about food parcel delivery, Editors comments, Sport reports from the Camps, suggestions for parcel contents,…

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The news-sheet of the RAF ex-POW Association. This edition covers the POW memorial, Recco report -stories of ex-POWs, the Larry Slattery memorial fund, the Second World War experience centre, an article by Vitel Formanek about his visit to the UK, …

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Offering birthday greetings from Walter, Una and Lilley

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Birthday greetings from Lilley

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Wishing him a happy Christmas and best of health and luck for 1942. Signed Walker, Una and lilley

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Informs her that her husband Flying Officer Kenneth Gill DFC was missing as a result of air operations on 21 March.

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Informs her that his son Flying Officer Kenneth Gill DFC was missing as a result of air operations on 21 March.

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Seven airmen arranged in a row. Their names are listed in a caption above. On the image is annotated '181. LMG. F/O Ganley. 427'

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In memoriam notice for Kenneth Gill mounted on a certificate from the Yorkshire Evening News,

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Reg and his bride on their wedding day with bridesmaid and best man.
Information supplied with the collection states 'Reg and Barbara Lane's wedding at St. John's Church, Alwoodley, Leeds 3 December 1945'

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Photograph of four sergeants wearing tunics with half brevet and side caps. Text account of navigators who had recently graduated from training. Gives names, home addresses and location of training.

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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.

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Document covering Leeds and Hunslet schoolboy's trip to the Rugby League Cup Final at Wembley on April 18th 1936.

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Document covering Leeds and Hunslet schoolboy's trip to the Rugby League Cup Final at Wembley on May 8th 1937.

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Photograph of a two storey building with 'Lighthouse Cafe' on the roof. Captioned 'The Lighthouse Cafe, Cranfield, Kilkeel Co Down (Telephone, Kilkeel 70)'.
On the reverse note saying he had just had tea in that cafe, staying a day or two and would…

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Reports he is still well but has still not received any news from them. Recommends methods that they might try to reach him through various organisations. Wishes them happy Christmas.

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Informs them that Kenneth was second in his class at Beckett St Boys' school.

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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…

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B/w photograph of a woman wearing fur coat and glasses pinning a medal onto the jacket of a young boy. Text explanation.

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