When we read of men overseas in the armed forces, we tend to assume that they were all risking their lives all of the time. Even the infantry spent much of their time in training or in reserves. Some men were much more fortunate, being stationed miles from the battlefields. Sergeant P.E. Gayer was one of them, combining being a musician with service in the Royal Flying Corps to stay well away from danger.
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Percy Edward Gayer: safety in music
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Posted by Stuart on 18 February 2012 in Ordinary Londoners
Tags: 56 Squadron, Blitz, Bombing, London, Music, Pimlico, Royal Flying Corps, War, WW1, WW2