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Wilfred Ronald Gellatly

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    Wilfred Ronald AWMM
  • Surname
    Gellatly AWMM
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    WWII 40563 AWMM
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  • P/O. Wilfred Ronald Gellatly survived the war, later receiving the OBE and AFC as well as MiD. He was born at Dunedin on the 17th December 1920. Completed at least 75 sorties with various units including 266, 293 and 487 Squadron. After the war trained on helicopters and eventually became chief test pilot for Westland. Died in Somerset, England, in August 1983 age just 62.
    Public - Kelvin - Researcher - 19 February 2021
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    Archive Report:
    http://www.aircrewremembered.com/gellatly-wilfred-ronald.html Public - Kelvin - Researcher - 16 November 2021 - http://www.aircrewremembered.com/gellatly-wilfred-ronald.html
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    This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM

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