GIBBONS Richard Michael 17923

LEST WE FORGET

Leading Aircraftman Richard Michael GIBBONS

(Shown as GIBBON R M on the WA State War Memorial)

Service No: 17923
Born: Geraldton WA, 5 June 1900
Enlisted in the RAAF: 16 October 1940
Discharged from the RAAF: 3 July 1942
Unit: at Discharge: No. 9 Elementary Flying Training School, Cunderdin WA
Died: WA, 1950 (death recorded Wellington District)
Buried: Not Available
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

Having died outside the specified period (3 September 1939 to 30 June 1947), Leading Aircraftman Gibbons does not meet an eligibility criterion for inclusion on the Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour for World War II.

References:

Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A9301, 17923
WA Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages Online Records