GIBSON, RAYMOND KENNEDY, DFC
|Service:||Royal Australian Air Force|
|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 †|
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.
|Cemetery:||REICHSWALD FOREST WAR CEMETERY|
|Grave:||2. D. 16.|
World War 2 Nominal Roll
Record updated on 11 March 2018.
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