GIBSON Alfred Charles 82996

LEST WE FORGET

Aircraftman Class 1 Alfred Charles GIBSON

Service No: 82996
Born: Northam WA, 3 September 1924
Enlisted in the RAAF: 6 March 1943
Unit: No. 201 Flight, RAAF Station Laverton VIC
Died: Injuries (from a Ground Accident in South Melbourne), Heidelberg VIC, 22 March 1945, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Springvale War Cemetery, VIC
CWGC Additional Information: Son of James Charles and Jane Gibson, of Geraldton, Western Australia.
Roll of Honour: Geraldton WA
Remembered: Panel 111, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Cenotaph Undercroft, State War Memorial, Kings Park WA

On the 22 March 1945, Aircraftman Class 1 Gibson, a Welder Aircraft, died of injuries received when he was struck by a tram in Albert Street South Melbourne.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/15/441