M.200 Captain  Kenneth Carlyle Gill
 flag england b. 28 Aug 1915, Southgate, London  1 Jan 1941 to 30 Nov 1945 

 

     

 

[Possibly related, a Captain Kenneth Carlyle Gill, M.C. RAF, was accidentally killed while flying on 22 Oct 1918. He was 26 years of age, and was married in April 1917 to Miss Louie Gwendolen Cullen. daughter of Mr. W. H. Cullen, of Leatherhead. ]

Mother: [Brown]

Ed. Royal Masonic School, Bushey, Herts

m. Jul 1937 in Holderness, Yorks, Dorothy [Turner]

prev. apprentice for De Havilland; Flt-Lt RAF 14 Sep 1934- 20 Nov 1940 (SSC, 1AACU based in Egypt)

Retired from RAF due to ill-health

prev. exp 747 hrs on Henley, Battle, Magister, Gordon, Wallace, Hart, Wellington, Harrow, Anson, Heyford, Valencia

Address in 1941: 25 Oxford Rd, St Annes, Lancs

Adress in 1945: The Moorings, Cawood, nr Selby, Yorks


 Postings: 4FPP, 14FPP, 3FPP, 6FPP, 7FPP (as Second-in-Command)

 Class 5 (4-engine) pilot

 

 3 accidents, one his fault:

- 21 Feb 1941, unknown at-fault incident in Magister N3851

- 4 Jun 1941, the tail strut of his Wellington R1773 failed due to a structural fault

- 20 Jul 1941, his Beaufighter T3331 struck an unmarked obstacle whilst taxying

 

"Thorough, loyal, conscientious worker. A first class pilot, and an officer who commands the respect of those junior"


 

 d. 29 Oct 2005 - Market Harborough, Rutland

Buried Kibworth Villages New Cemetery, Kibworth Beauchamp, Harborough District, Leicestershire

  In loving memory of
DOROTHY GILL
died 29th july 1999
aged 83
and
KENNETH CARLYLE
GILL
died 29th october 2005
aged 90
together at rest

 

 


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