Roll of Honour

Roll of Honour

Gillan, James

Rank: Flight Lieutenant

Regiment: Royal Air Force

Biography: Son of the late William M. and Mary T. Gillan, Balgranach, Milltimber ; born Milltimber, 1914 ; educated at Aberdeen Grammar School. For a time he studied at the University and then entered the Royal Air Force in 1935. He served in Egypt and was later sent to Canada as an Instructor. He had returned to this country only a few weeks when he lost his life during the Battle of Britain in 1940.

Date of Death: 11 August 1940

Burial Details: Name recorded on Runnymede Memorial, panel 5

Publication: Roll of Remembrance. Published 1952.

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