A cabin trunk used by Mr Kailas Gunaratnam of South Norwood on the liner SS Orion when he travelled to Britain from Ceylon in 1960. Mr Kailas Gunaratnam of South Norwood travelled to Britain from Ceylon in 1960 on the liner SS Orion. Mr Gunaratnam had completed an engineering apprenticeship in Colombo. He wanted to become an aeronautical engineer, but training was not available in Ceylon. Instead, he applied for and was offered a scholarship from the Society of British Air.
whole: 250 x 630 x 370 mm
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National & International | Demography & People Movement
Museum of Croydon | Area 5 | Kiosk 5
Croydon Museum and Heritage Service