GIBSON MF
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GIBSON, MARK

Aircraft Information
Aircraft Wellington
Serial Number T2844
Markings -B3
Memorial information
Burial/Memorial Country United Kingdom
Burial/Memorial Place Gloucester Old Cemetery
Grave Reference Plot B. Grave 9335.
IBCC Memorial Information
Phase 1
Panel Number 39
Enlistment information
Service Number J/6231
Service Royal Canadian Air Force
Group 7
Squadron 23 OTU
Trade Air Bomber
Country of origin if different
Casualty pack number
RAF Casualty Pack P363333/41
Fellow Servicemen
BOYD TND (F/O)
HUTH WJ (Sgt)
LACEY PE (Sgt)
ROSE H (P/O)
SYMES RC (P/O)
TOLLEY FHP (Sgt)
WALKER W 430 (F/S)
Last Operation information
Start Date 26-Oct-1941
End Date 26-Oct-1941
Takeoff Station Pershore
Day/Night raid Day
Operation Air Test
Reason for Loss At around 1655, dinghy broke loose & fouled controls. Before anyone could bale out, went into steep dive, both mainplanes failed & it crashed nr.Cheltenham