Robert K L Gordon


Object Number - UPL 55259 - British Newsreel cameramen, Ken Gordon, Jim Right, Jack Ramsden, George Oswald and Ronnie Noble during USAAF combat crew training with the Writing...

Ken Gordon joined the Daily Mirror as a press photographer in 1908, in 1911 moved to Gaumont, where he began making newsreels. Later employed as a cameraman for British Pathe, Gordon undertook a week-long USAAF combat crew training course in February 1943 with the Writing 69th to prepare to film USAAF bombing missions over German occupied Europe.


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Units served with


  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Civilian
  • Nationality: British
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group The Writing 69th
  • Role/Job: Cameraman
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Civilian
  • Nationality: British
  • Unit: 323rd Bomb Group 91st Bomb Group 323rd Bomb Squadron The Writing 69th Royal Air Force
  • Service Numbers: 100107 (Royal Flying Corps)
  • Role/Job: Cameraman


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Date24 Jan 2022 11:45:19
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Biography by Network Nine News, Green harbor publications website about the Writing 69th

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