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Leo Grath Gibson

In memory of:

Flying Officer Leo Grath Gibson

February 13, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

J/20374

Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

420 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Charles May Gibson and Susan Adelia Gibson, of Wallacetown, Ontario, Canada.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

GUIDEL COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Morbihan, France

Grave Reference:

Row 6. Grave 22.

Location:

Guidel is a village in the Department of the Morbihan, 60 kilometres west-north-west of Vannes, the chief town of the Department, and 10 kilometres north-west of Lorient. It lies 2 kilometres off the Lorien-Quimperle Road. The GUIDEL COMMUNAL CEMETERY is on the north-eastern side of the village on the road to Gestel, opposite a market square.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Leo Grath Gibson– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Grave marker– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation Paper– 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
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Leo Grath Gibson is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Leo Grath Gibson is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Plaque– Memorial plaque displayed in Dutton Memorial Hall, Dutton Ontario. Submitted by John P Sargeant War Memorial Compiler

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