PO Gillman

Pilot Officer K. R. Gillman

Pilot Officer Keith Reginald Gillman joined 32 Squadron on 10 May 1940. He flew his first operational sortie on 7 June, escorting Blenheims to Abbeville. On 19 July Gillman claimed a Me109 destroyed. He did not return from combat over the English Channel off Dover on 25 August 1940 and was reported ‘missing in action’.
Gillman was the subject of a LIFE magazine cover, published a short while after his loss.