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Gibbs, Harold Theakston

Date of death:
April 30th, 1942
Buried on:
Commonwealth War Graves Capuccini (Kalkara)
Plot: Sec. Men's. Row: F. Grave: Coll. 101.
Service number:
560419
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Flight Sergeant
Unit:
No. 83 Squadron, Royal Air Force
Awarded on:
May 22nd, 1942
"Flight Sergeant Gibbs has invariably displayed courage and determination in the defence of his aerodrome during enemy air attacks. He has been constantly on duty in manning a machine-gun post, which he erected himself, and has destroyed 1 enemy aircraft and probably destroyed 7 more. He has always been willing to give any assistance necessary after raids. This airman's fearlessness has set a fine example to all."

Posthumously awarded
Military Medal (MM)

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