Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Arnold Roy Alexander Gibson

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Arnold Roy Alexander Gibson

April 11, 1944

Military Service


Service Number:

J/87558

Age:

27

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

158 (R.A.F.) Squadron

Additional Information


Son of J. I. and Agnes M. Gibson, of Alliance, Alberta, Canada.

Commemorated on Page 315 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

MEHARICOURT COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

British Plot, Grave 19

Location:

Meharicourt is a village and commune 32 kilometres east-south-east of Amiens and some 7 kilometres south of the road from that town to St. Quentin. The Communal Cemetery is on the north-western side of the village on the road to Rosieres. In the north-eastern part of the cemetery, in a special British plot, are the graves of 41 airmen. Of these, 21 belonged to the Royal Air Force; 12 to the Royal Canadian Air Force; 6 to the Royal Australian Air Force and 2 to the Royal New Zealand Air Force.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Arnold Roy Alexander Gibson is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Arnold Roy Alexander 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
  • Group Photo– Arnold Gibson is seen posing with his brother with unknown kids.
  • Group Photo– Arnold Gibson is seen posing with his mother.
  • Group Photo– Arnold Gibson is seen posing with his father.
  • Group Photo– Arnold Gibson is seen posing with his mother and brother.
  • Group Photo– Arnold Gibson is seen posing with his parents.
  • Group Photo– Arnold Gibson is seen posing with his mother.
  • Group Photo– His brother is seen here posing with his mother.
  • Photo of Arnold Gibson– Arnold Gibson is seen posing in front of his plane.
  • Group Photo– Arnold Gibson is seen relaxing with his crew.
  • Group Photo– Arnold Gibson is seen relaxing with his crew.
  • Group Photo– Arnold Gibson is seen relaxing with his crew.
  • Group Photo– Arnold Gibson is seen relaxing with his crew.
  • Group Photo– Arnold Gibson is seen relaxing with his crew.
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery– Present day of the cemetery.
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Edmonton Journal. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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