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Ref No UR-SF 71
Title John William Kimber Collection
Date 1891-1918
Description Documents relating to Kimber's time as a Physical Instructor 1904-1910; personal papers including photographs and a manuscript written by Kimber n.d; document and photographs relating to Kimber's time in service with the Royal Navy and the Black Watch 1891-1918.
Level Fonds
Extent 1 file
Access Status Open
Access Conditions Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act and any other appropriate legislation.
Language English
Creator Name John William Kimber
Admin History John William Kimber was the Superintendant of Fleming Gymnasium. He previously served in the Royal Navy before training as a PT instructor in Portsmouth then came to Dundee 1905. Kimber enlisted in 4th Black Watch during the Great War. He used Fleming Gymnasium for soldiers' training. In 1915 Kimber went to training camps then became an instructor at Northern Command Bombing School in Yorkshire. By 1918 he was serving with the Black Watch in France. Sadly, he was wounded 19 April and died 11 May, 1918.


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