UK AIDS Quilt 042

This is Quilt 042 of 042 in the UK AIDS Memorial Quilt collection, created during the late 1980's and early 1990's before there was effective treatment for people living with HIV.

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The AIDS Quilt Memorial Project

This collection is created in memory of loved ones, friends and family. For some people our archive contains a great deal of information about their lives, for others we hold little, or none.

email if you have any information about someone remembered here 

AIDS Quilt 42AIDS Quilt UK

John Curry

John Curry was an Olympic figure skater and the world's first openly gay high profile sportsperson.

Watch some of John's Olympics Highlights

AIDS Quilt 42AIDS Quilt UK

042 Georgie Long

Georgie Long

We were the two halves of the one person, you know, soul mates.
Listen to Georgie's story, written by his partner Frankie.
Georgie died on 26th October 1992

AIDS Quilt 42 About Georgie p1, From the collection of: AIDS Quilt UK
AIDS Quilt 42 About Georgie p2, From the collection of: AIDS Quilt UK
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He was a beautiful man, very sensitive, very loving and made me feel safer than anyone I have ever known.

AIDS Quilt 42AIDS Quilt UK

David Clay

John VAD Haycock

Credits: Story

Many of the quilts we hold have no back up information. If you recognise any names or panels without information please get in touch. email

Thank you to the partnership volunteers and members who recorded the letters and stories associated with the panels made for loved ones lost in the early days of the HIV / AIDS epidemic in the 80’s and 90’s. 

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The story featured may in some cases have been created by an independent third party and may not always represent the views of the institutions, listed below, who have supplied the content.
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