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Richard Gilman


Born
in Vancouver (British Columbia), Canada
May 02, 1922

Died
January 20, 2016


Richard Gilman was born in Canada and grew up in England. During the Second World War, he served as a Spitfire pilot in the RAF.

After obtaining an MA in Geography at Oxford, he went with his young family to teach in Uganda, then immigrated to Ontario (Canada).

After a 35-year career in education (teacher, principal and Superintendent) including overseas assignments in Northern China and Poland, Gilman threw himself into a wide range of volunteer activities in his church, local community and social agencies and into reading and writing. Never one to sit back, at 80 years of age, Richard completed a tandem parachute jump from 10,000 ft because he ‘never successfully bailed out’ of his own aircraft in the war. This was followed by whitewater
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