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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Gray
Title
GRAY, Gp Capt Kenneth (d 1988)
Date(s)
Created 1931-1961
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 volume and 1 photograph

Context

Administrative / Biographical history

Served in World War Two with No 4 Training Command; attached to 98 Gp HQ, Egginton Hall, Derbyshire, 1943-1944; took part in bombing missions over North West Europe with 320 Sqn, 1944-1945 and 98 Sqn, 1944-1945; Officer Commanding 608 Sqn, RAF Downham Market and 142 Sqn, RAF Gransden Lodge, 1945; Officer Commanding 252 Sqn, RAF Araxos and 13 Sqn, RAFHassani, Greece, 1945-1946; Officer Commanding and RAF/USAF Senior Liaison Officer, RAF Sealand, 1951-1954; Officer Commanding No 2 Maritime HQ Unit, Royal Auxiliary Air Force, Edinburgh, 1961; died in 1988.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1989.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Papers relating to his RAF service, 1931-1961, principally comprising his flying log book, 1931-1954, including details of bombing missions, North West Europe, 1944-1945; unsigned typescript report recommending the rearming of No 232 Wing and No 252 Sqn with Mosquito XXVIs, [1945-1946]; photograph of portrait of MRAF Hugh Montague Trenchard, 1st Viscount Trenchard, by Francis Beresford, signed by Beresford, 1955.

System of arrangement

1 volume, 1 photograph

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of the Director of Archive Services.

Language/scripts of material
English
Finding aids

This Summary Guide, and published in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals
King's College London College Archives

Notes

Note
Compiled Jun 1997

Description control

Rules or conventions

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

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Subjects

  • Air warfare
  • Aircraft
  • Armed forces
  • Chemical actions and uses
  • Documents
  • Information sources
  • International conflicts
  • International relations
  • Log books
  • Military aircraft
  • Military engineering
  • Military organizations
  • Organizations
  • Pharmaceutic aids
  • Specialty uses of chemicals
  • State security
  • Vehicles
  • War
  • Warfare
  • Wars (events)
  • World War Two (1939-1945)
  • World wars (events)

Personal names

  • Beresford, Francis, fl 1955, artist
  • Trenchard, Hugh Montague, 1873-1956, 1st Viscount Trenchard of Wolfeton, Marshal of the Royal Air Force

Corporate names

  • RAF, Royal Air Force

Places

  • Western Europe

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