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John Richard Bibby

In memory of:

Flight Sub Lieutenant John Richard Bibby

June 11, 1917


Malta

Military Service


Age:

26

Force:

Navy

Unit:

Royal Naval Air Service

Additional Information


Son of Mrs. John Birds. Husband of Olive May Evis (formerly Bibby), of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 575 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Prot. 52.

Location:

The Cemetery is about 2 kilometres south-east of Rinella, a bay and hamlet opposite Valletta across the mouth of the Grand Harbour and on the southern outskirts of the village of Kalkara. Just before entering Kalkara on the main bus route, the Cemetery is signposted along the road "Triq Santa Liberta" to the street of "Triq San Leonarda" and "Triq Santa Rokku" where the Cemetery is located. On 'Google Maps' this cemetery is indicated as Kalkara Military Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of JOHN RICHARD BIBBY– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram June 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– This article about the death of Flight Sub Lt. Bibby appeared in the Burlington Gazette (Burlington, Ontario, Canada) on August 1st, 1917.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Obituary
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  • Newspaper Clipping

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