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Thomas Hartley Dibb

In memory of:

Flying Officer Thomas Hartley Dibb

June 2, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/17561

Age:

29

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

38 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Wilfred and Mary Lena Dibb, of London, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 290 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BENGHAZI WAR CEMETERY
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

Grave Reference:

3. A. 13.

Location:

The BENGHAZI WAR CEMETERY is about 7 kilometres south-east of Benghazi. To reach it take the main western road as far as the Ring road. The cemetery is about 1 kilometre along this road on the right-hand side.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

  • Photo of Thomas Hartley Dibb– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star March 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star March 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star June 1944. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Biography– From course booklet # 4 AOS
  • Photo of Thomas Hartley Dibb– Enlisted in February 1941, navigator on a Wellington bomber of #38 RAF Squadron sent to bomb the harbour at Candia, Crete, on June 2, 1944 and failed to return from mission.
  • Grave Marker– CWGC headstone Tom Dibb. War Photographic Project (in conjunction with
Commonwealth War Graves Commission( [L 3.50]

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