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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Lewis Gibson

In memory of:

Flying Officer John Lewis Gibson

October 27, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

J/20381

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

146 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of W. S. Gibson and Grace A. Gibson, of Caledonia, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 163 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

1. E. 2.

Location:

Maynamati is some 7 kilometres from the centre of Comilla, which is on the railway line linking Dhaka to Chittagong. It can be reached by train to Comilla railway station, 9 kilometres from the MAYNAMATI WAR CEMETERY, or by the Dhaka -Chittagong highway. The cemetery is 1 kilometre down the road leading from Comilla to Sylinet and a short distance past the Cantonment Military Hospital. There is a C.W.G.C. road direction sign on a roundabout at the crossroad.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of John Lewis Gibson– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of John Lewis Gibson– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star August 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star August 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me

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