GIBBS, Robert Maurice

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service numbers: 
PO/X 121475
Born: 
Saturday, June 27, 1925
Place of Birth: 
Hungerford, Berkshire
Died : 
Wednesday, November 8, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
19
Operations: 

Marine Robert Gibbs died during operations at Walcheren, Holland. He was on a patrol sent to Veere on the North East of the island travelling in a convoy of 4 amphibious Buffaloes, one of which struck a submerged explosive device. 

Sources
CWGC.
Registers of Reports of Deaths - Naval Ratings / National Archives file ADM 104/131.
Interviews with Mnes. Jack Desmond and Bert Skinner in Ken Ford's book DDay Commando - From Normandy to the Maas with 48RMCommando.
Linked Content below.

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