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Aaron Henry Gipson

In memory of:

Observer Aaron Henry Gipson

April 17, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

J/13143

Age:

29

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

103 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of William and Margaret Gipson, of Toronto, Ontario.

Brother of Private William Ivan Gipson, who died while serving with the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Coll. grave 7. C. 9-11.

Location:

Durnbach is a village 16 kilometres east of Bad Tolz, a town 48 kilometres south of Munich. Durnbach War Cemetery is 3 kilometres north of the village Gmund am Tegernsee. Using the A8 from Munich, turn off at the junction Holzkirchen, taking the 318 road in the direction of Gmund am Tegernsee. At the crossroads with the 472, turn left in the direction of Miesbach. The cemetery is situated approximately 500 metres on the left from the 318/472 crossroads.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Observer Aaron Henry Gipson is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Observer Aaron Henry Gipson is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of Aaron Henry Gipson– 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 September 1942. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Star May 1943. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Source:  Globe and Mail, December 23, 1943

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