Colin Unwin Gill (1892 – 1940) He was born at Bexley Heath in Kent and studied at the Slade School, where he won a Rome Scholarship in Decorative Painting in 1913. He specialized in historical paintings. He served in France from 1915 to 1918, becoming an official war artist for the last year of the war. He became a member of the New English Art Club in 1926, after exhibiting with them for some years. In 1939 he went to South Africa to paint some murals but died before the work was completed.