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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

William Byron Gibbs

In memory of:

Flying Officer William Byron Gibbs

March 15, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

J/5546

Age:

20

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

607 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Son of Chester A. Gibbs and Isabel Brock Gibbs, of Oakland, California,

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY
Myanmar

Grave Reference:

11. G. 3.

Location:

TAUKKYAN WAR CEMETERY is outside Yangon (formerly Rangoon, Burma), near the airport and immediately adjoining the village of Taukkyan. It is on PY1 road (formerly Prome Road), about 35 kilometres north of the city from which it is easily accessible.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of William Gibbs– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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