Gilbert, Gradon Title (Group Captain, b.1912 - d.1995)

Accession Number PR01206
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 6cm (2 folders)
Object type Service papers
Maker Gilbert, Gradon Title
Place made Australia
Date made 1934
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

Service papers (1934 - 1943) of Group Captain Gradon Title Gilbert after his enlistment with the Royal Air Force during the Second World War. The papers include certificates of commendation, licences to fly different aircraft, passports and other ephemera including menus and invitations. Also included is "From Australis to Borealis" memoirs of Gradon Title Gilbert and two photographic colour maps of the North Atlantic area showing the track of Royal Navy ships, the Bismark, and Graden Title Gilbert's sorties.