Gibb, Eric Arthur Fawns
- Date of death:
- December 22nd, 1941
- Buried on:
- Commonwealth War Graves Warriston Cemetery
Row: A 1. Grave: 441.
- Service number:
- 751333 (NCO) 104430 (Officer)
- British (1801-present, Kingdom)
At the time of the recommendation Sgt. Gibb had completed 33 sorties between July 1940 and July 1941, mostly over German targets, and on a daylight formation attack on Kiel on 30-6-1941 was slightly wounded but did not report it to his Captain, and continued his duties until base was safely reached.
He was given a commission and lost his life as a Flying Officer at which time he was 22 years old.
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- Second World War (1939-1945)
- No. 35 (Madras Presidency) Squadron, Royal Air Force
- Awarded on:
- September 23rd, 1941
"Sgt. Gibb is an observer of outstanding ability possessed of a high order of courage. He has been the navigator in F/Off. Owen’s crew over a long period of operations and has contributed in a marked way to the successes achieved. He is strongly recommended for the recognition of the Distinguished Flying Medal”.