GWR Excess note, issued to Glbert Baiton, 1 January 1940 Item Reference : cny02883
GWR excess note, issued to Gilbert in lieu of a ticket, as he had a travel warrant. Relates to a journey made from Tintern to Holyhead, and was issued at Newport. Elizabeth Williams was born during the Second World War, whilst her father was away with the army. Her father, Gilbert Baiton, served with the Royal Engineers, and was attached to a medical corps. He travelled across Europe, and sent back many postcards, and brought back many photographs and souvenirs. He took part in the invasion of Anzio, and his main responsibility was setting up and maintaining the lighting systems at field hospitals and mobile dressing units.
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