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GIBSON, BASIL

Aircraft Information
Aircraft Halifax
Serial Number L9609
Markings
Memorial information
Burial/Memorial Country United Kingdom
Burial/Memorial Place Wimbledon (St. Mary) Churchyard
Grave Reference West of Church.
IBCC Memorial Information
Phase 2
Panel Number 169
Enlistment information
Service Number 68175
Service Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
Group 4
Squadron 1652 CU
Trade Pilot
Country of origin if different
Last Operation information
Start Date 17-Aug-1942
End Date 17-Aug-1942
Takeoff Station Dalton
Day/Night raid Day
Operation Training- night flying exercise
Reason for Loss Crashed south of Thirsk, Yorkshire while attempting to go round again following partial engine failure