George Lancelot Gipps, born 1893

January 26th 1914: Reginald Nigel Gipps's younger brother, George Lancelot Gipps, was killed in an unfortunate airplane accident on January 26th 1914 while training in a dual control Bristol monoplane trainer on Salisbury plain.



 


George Lancelot Gipps (Credit: Wiltshite OPC)

 

 

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The Times , Saturday, Mar 14, 1914


Flight magazine - May 15th 1914

Also an overview of the inquest can be read here: South Wiltshire Coroner's Inquests 1890-1920


Wrecked monoplane in which Mr G. L. Gipps was killed at Lark Hill Jan 26th 1914
(
Photo: Paul Townsend)

Below is a photo of the Gipps Memorial located inside the Victoria Road cemetery chapel in Farnborough.


Gipps Memorial
in Victoria Road cemetery [Photo credit: Jo Gosney]


George's grave in Victoria Road cemetery, Farnborough

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