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Pilot Officer ( Pilot ) Gilson Edmund Collins

Birth
Reigate, Reigate and Banstead Borough, Surrey, England
Death 30 Jul 1944 (aged 21–22)
Hatfield Woodhouse, Metropolitan Borough of Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England
Burial Redhill, Reigate and Banstead Borough, Surrey, England
Plot Plot E. Grave 3538
Memorial ID 60117109 View Source
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Pilot Officer Gilson Collins served in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, Service No. 177516

Pilot Officer Collins was killed aged 21 when his plane crashed at Hatford Wood in Yorkshire, whilst on night training.
Also killed in the crash were:-
Sergeant Harold Jones
Sergeant George McCarthy
Sergeant Norman Skidmore
Sergeant Robert Neeson

He was the son of Joseph and Gladys Emily Collins
He was the husband of Hannah Collins, of Canton, Cardiff

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