GRAY, Gp Capt Kenneth (d 1988)

Archive Collection

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.

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, RAF Hassani, 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.

Arrangement

1 volume, 1 photograph

Conditions Governing Access

Open, subject to signature of reader's undertaking form.

Acquisition Information

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1989.

Other Finding Aids

Summary guide entry on-line at http://www.kcl.ac.uk/iss/archives/cats/, and detailed catalogue available in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

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.