Newspaper Photo 1945

HAMILTON BOYS LEARN FIGHTER TACTICS FROM NEW ZEALAND’S HIGHEST-SCORING AIR ACE

Wing Commander Colin F. Gray, D.S.O., D.F.C. and two bars, of Gisborne, had an attentive audience in members of the Air Training Corps when he spoke on combat tactics at Hamilton last week. With 27½ enemy aircraft to his credit, Wing Commander Gray is New Zealand’s top ace and one of the six highest-scoring pilots in the Royal Air Force.

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  • Wing Commander Colin F Gray

Date published

19 September 1945

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Newspaper article

Additional information

Great-great-grandson of Archbishop William Williams whose daughter, Emma Caroline was William Nelson’s second wife

Publisher

The Weekly News

Accession number

371909

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