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Giles Ronald (CARL)

1916 – 1995

The famous cartoonist who worked for The Daily Expr ess newspaper, making his debut in October 1943. He was an amateur racing driver, driving his XK 120 and a keen observer of motoring events. The above cartoon is an illustration from the menu of the BRDC Annual Dinner for 1949. Giles was a member of the BRDC in the 40’s and 50’s.

Further reference

His cartoon books were published annually by the Da ily Express but thebest summary, including a picture of Giles racing his car is:- Giles : A Life In Cartoons by Peter Tory published by Headline 1992

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Cartoon 1949