Gill LewisGill was interviewed for a Stenotype job by the late SOE Agent Vera Atkins. They became friends for life.
Gill Lewis – Film 1In this the first of five films, Gill talks about her early life and the circumstances that mean she moves to Cairo. When the Germans look set to invade, shes opts for South Africa. A gutsy move considering she didnt know a single person!
Gill Lewis – Film 2Gill moves back to Britain and reapplies to the FANY. She recalls being tested by Leo Marks and talks in some detail about their working relationship. Shes then shipped off to the Far East..!
Gill Lewis – Film 3After learning to stenotype Gill is offered a job at the Central Bureau for Visits and Exchanges. Shes interviewed by a lady called Vera Atkins. Once they establish their FANY connections Gill ends up befriending her for life
Gill Lewis – Film 4Gill talks passionately about the work of other female Agents. She felt that women like Lise de Baissac and Odette Hallowes were mistreated by the authorities for a long time
Gill was interviewed for a Stenotype job by the late SOE Agent Vera Atkins. They became friends for life.