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William Gilbert Lane

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William Gilbert Lane (1919-1940)


1939/40 Obituary [1]

William Gilbert Lane was born in 1919 and at the outbreak of war was an Apprentice at Vauxhall; his technical education was received at Luton Technical Institute, where he was in the Final Year of the National Certificate Course.

He was killed in a flying accident whilst serving in the Royal Air Force on 9th September, 1940.

He was elected a Student of the Institution of Automobile Engineers in 1939.


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