GIBSON, Eric Hookway

Royal Marines
Royal Navy
Service numbers: 
Thursday, May 20, 1920
Place of Birth: 
Bideford, Devon
Died : 
Sunday, September 19, 1943
Died on war service
Died in the UK
Eric Hookway Gibson as a child
Sergeant Eric Gibson died in training at the Commando Basic Training Centre, Achnacarry, Scotland.
Extract from the 44RM Commando War Diary
"p.m. 2" mortar accident resulting in death of Sgt Gibson and Cpl A. Dooley, both of C Troop". 
Extract from the Kilmallie Death Registers
Former occupation - assistant golf professional.
Cause of death - multiple injuries head, neck, and chest.
Seen after death by Capt. J.E. Symondson RAMC, Medical Officer CBTC.  
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/131.
44RM Commando War Diary 19 September 1943.
Register of Deaths in the district of Kilmallie via
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