Victoria to Vimy The First World War Collections at the University of Victoria Libraries

ScrpBk_11-verso


Creator:
Wills, Archie
Description:
Page contains 1 photograph of Archie Wills and Wing Commander Guy Gibson. Caption reads: 'Acting Mayor Archie Wills presents City of Victoria medallion to Wing Commander Guy Gibson, V.C. , D.S.O and [illegible] D.F.C. [illegible] at own luncheon in Empress Hotel, 1943, in honour of his historic feat in destroying the Eder and Mohne Dams. Gibson was known as the 'Dam-buster.'
Subjects:
World War, 1939-1945; City council members; Air pilots, Military; Empress Hotel (Victoria, B.C.)
Date:
1943
Collection:
Archie H. Wills fonds