George Robert (Bob) DIBBS

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DIBBS, George Robert

Service Number: 403562
Enlisted: 3 February 1941, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: No. 33 Squadron (RAF)
Born: Barraba, New South Wales, 10 January 1919
Home Town: Barraba, Tamworth Municipality, New South Wales
Occupation: Station hand
Died: Killed in Action (Shot down by Messerschmitt 109), El Alamein, Egypt, 2 September 1942, aged 23 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Alamein Memorial (El Alamein), Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Barraba St Laurence's Anglican Church Memorial Window, Barraba War Memorial

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World War 2 Service

3 Feb 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), SN 403562, Sydney, New South Wales
4 Feb 1941: Involvement Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman 2 (WW2), SN 403562, Royal Australian Air Force
2 May 1941: Involvement Leading Aircraftman, SN 403562, Aircrew Training Units, Empire Air Training Scheme
17 Jul 1941: Embarked
8 Nov 1941: Involvement Pilot Officer, SN 403562, Aircrew Training Units, Empire Air Training Scheme
15 Aug 1942: Involvement Flying Officer, SN 403562, No. 33 Squadron (RAF), Middle East / Mediterranean Theatre

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