Papers of Sergeant Ivor Glyn Jones (1921- 1943)

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The collection includes postcards and magazines relating to Corporal G. I. Jones, 1916-1918; correspondence relating to Sergeant Ivor Glyn Jones, some written by him at R.A.F. Station, Scampton to his family at Llangefni. Also included is a telegram stating that Sergt. I.G. Jones is missing as a result of operating on night 15/16 September 1943 and subsequent correspondence with Mr and Mrs G.I. Jones regarding their son. Photographs of I.G. Jones and his R.A.F. colleagues, including one of 617 Squadron with Guy Gibson. A miscellaneous group of items includes a provisional driving licence, inventory of personal effects and flying log book which gives details of the date, hour, aircraft type and number and the pilot of each flight, plus remarks on the purpose or destination - signed by Guy Gibson, W/Cmdr.VC. DSO. DFC. O/C 617 SGDN.

Administrative / Biographical History

Ivor Glyn Jones of Rallt, Rhosmeirch, Anglesey, 1054939 Sergeant [Air Gunner] served in the 617 Squadron under Guy Gibson during the Second World War in which he was killed. His father Corporal G. I. Jones, who's papers are also included in this collection, fought in the First World War.

Arrangement

The papers are arranged by record type and then chronologically. They are incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions Governing Access

Open to all users

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Mrs Gwyneth Jones of Llangefni, sister of Ivor Glyn Jones.

Note

Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, July 2001.

Other Finding Aids

An item level word processed list is available at the Department of Manuscripts of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 38009-38057

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.