Service Details
Name:
GIBSON
Given Name:
ROBERT
Initials:
R
Service No:
10285V
Rank:
Trooper
Other Casualties of this Rank
Regiment:
Natal Mounted Rifles, S.A. Forces
Other Casualties from this Regiment
Former Regiment:
formerly Prince Alfred
Date of Death:
1944-06-07
Other Casualties on this Date
Date of Birth:
1922-11-18
Age:
21
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, at Civita Castellana, Italy, when his tank was knocked out in enemy territory. He was initially reported missing
Additional
Information:
Son of John and Beatrice V. H. Gibson, of Trotter Road, Pinetown, Natal, South Africa. Born in Scotland. A Carpenter and Joiner by profession. Attended Glenwood High School, Durban. On Pinetown, Kwazulu Natal Memorial.
Commemoration
Country:
Italy
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Cemetery:
BOLSENA WAR CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
Joint grave II, D, 14.

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