Sergeant Eric Gibson was killed in training at the Commando Basic Training Centre. The War Diary for 19th September 1943 states, "p.m. 2" mortar accident resulting in death of Sgt Gibson and Cpl A. Dooley, both of C Troop".
His former occupation was "assistant golf professional" and the cause of death is recorded as "multiple injuries head, neck, and chest." He was seen after death by Capt. J.E. Symondson RAMC, Medical Officer at the CBTC.