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Service:Royal Australian Air Force
Service Number:414482
Rank:Flight Lieutenant
Date of Birth:14 November 1920
Place of Birth:Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Date of Death:14 February 1945 (Aged 24 years)
Decorations:Distinguished Flying Cross
Units:No. 609 Squadron, RAF †

AWM: UK2191


Distinguished Flying Cross:
Flight Lieutenant GIBSON has taken part in a large number of varied operations which have included attacks on canals, headquarters and dumps, gun positions and bridges.
Immediately prior to D-Day Flight Lieutenant Gibson took part in a number of successful attacks on heavily defended installations, and throughout the campaign destroyed and damaged enemy transport and tanks.
In September, 1944 he took part in operations against gun positions in the Calais area, inflicting severe damage in the face of heavy opposition. Flight Lieutenant Gibson has proved to be a fearless pilot and flight commander.

Burial Details

Grave:2. D. 16.

External Links

World War 2 Nominal Roll

Record updated on 11 March 2018.


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