Benjamin Franklin Gilland

Benjamin Franklin Gilland


Flight Lieutenant Benjamin Franklin (Frank)

1922 ~ 2008

Frank Gilland of Bates Road born December 17, 1922 in Centreville, New Brunswick passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, December 27. Frank is survived by his loving wife Tommy, daughter Kathy (Roy), sons John and Joe, and grandchildren Ben, Logan, Christophe and Jeremy.

Frank participated in WWII with the RAF and followed with an exciting career in the RCAF as a test pilot. Frank’s career took him around the world and he lived across Canada from New Brunswick to Bates Road, Vancouver Island.

Call 250-336-2112 for date and time for a reception at the Comox Legion. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Comox Legion.

“Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of Earth

And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings.”

Comox Valley Record

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