GIBSON, William

Known as: 
Bill
Rank: 
Lance Sergeant
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Gordon Highlanders
Service: 
Army
Service numbers: 
2879864
Died : 
Saturday, March 28, 1942
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
22
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Operations: 
Lance Sergeant William Gibson, 6 troop, died during Operation Chariot, the raid at St Nazaire. He was one of the commando contingent on motor launch ML 268. Like all those on the raid they were given an opportunity beforehand to write their will or last letters.  Bill Gibson wrote to his Father. Read it below.
 
Sources
CWGC.
St Nazaire Society website.
 
CWGC
Son of Alexander and Margaret Gibson; stepson of Elizabeth Gibson, of Thornliebank, Glasgow.
 
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