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Bangor University
Papers of Sergeant Ivor Glyn Jones (1921- 1943)

Reference code(s): GB 0222 BMSS IGJON

Held at: Bangor University

Title: Papers of Sergeant Ivor Glyn Jones (1921- 1943)

Short Title: Papers of Sergeant Ivor Glyn Jones (1921- 1943)

Creation date(s): 1916 - 1950

Level of description: fonds

Extent: 49 items

Name of creator(s): Sergeant Ivor Glyn Jones (1921- 1943) and his father Corporal G.I. Jones of Rhosmeirch, Anglesey


Administrative/Biographical history: Ivor Glyn Jones of Rallt, Rhosmeirch, Anglesey, 1054939 Sergeant [Air Gunner] served in the 617 Squadron under Guy Gibson during the Second World War in which he was killed. His father Corporal G. I. Jones, who's papers are also included in this collection, fought in the First World War.


Scope and content/abstract: The collection includes postcards and magazines relating to Corporal G. I. Jones, 1916-1918; correspondence relating to Sergeant Ivor Glyn Jones, some written by him at R.A.F. Station, Scampton to his family at Llangefni. Also included is a telegram stating that Sergt. I.G. Jones is missing as a result of operating on night 15/16 September 1943 and subsequent correspondence with Mr and Mrs G.I. Jones regarding their son. Photographs of I.G. Jones and his R.A.F. colleagues, including one of 617 Squadron with Guy Gibson. A miscellaneous group of items includes a provisional driving licence, inventory of personal effects and flying log book which gives details of the date, hour, aircraft type and number and the pilot of each flight, plus remarks on the purpose or destination - signed by Guy Gibson, W/Cmdr.VC. DSO. DFC. O/C 617 SGDN.


Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement: The papers are arranged by record type and then chronologically. They are incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts

Conditions governing access: Open to all users

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright conditions apply. Reprographics are made at the discretion of the Archivist.

Finding aids: An item level word processed list is available at the Department of Manuscripts of the University of Wales Bangor. Reference numbers : General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts 38009-38057

Language codes: eng


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited by Mrs Gwyneth Jones of Llangefni, sister of Ivor Glyn Jones.



Note: Description compiled by Elen Wyn Hughes, July 2001.

Rules or conventions: Created following ISAD(G) and Archives Hub Data Creation Guidelines

Date(s) of descriptions: Prior to 16-11-2004

World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1939-1945 | Aerial operations

Personal names
Gibson , Guy
Jones , Gwilym I. , [alive 1916-1943]
Jones , Ivor Glyn , 1921- 1943

Corporate names
Great Britain | Royal Air Force. | Squadron, 617


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