Alfred Charles GIBSON

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GIBSON, Alfred Charles

Service Number: 82996
Enlisted: 6 March 1943
Last Rank: Aircraftman
Last Unit: No. 201 Flight (RAAF)
Born: Northam, Western Australia, Australia, 3 September 1924
Home Town: Geraldton, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Accidental (Ground Accident), Number 6 RAAF Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, 22 March 1945, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Springvale War Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement SN 82996
6 Mar 1943: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Aircraftman, No. 201 Flight (RAAF)

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Son of James Charles and Jane Gibson of Geraldton, Western Australia

AC Gibson of 201 Flight was struck by a tram in Melbourne, suffering a fractured skull.  He was taken to Number 6 RAAF Hospital but his injuries were too severe and he passed away (Cause of death information obtained from member’s NAA casualty file held in Canberra)