GIBSON, Eric Hookway

Rank: 
Sergeant
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
PLY/X3404
Died : 
Sunday, September 19, 1943
Died on war service
Died in the UK
Location: 
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Sgt 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.  
[Source: Register of Deaths in the district of Kilmallie via www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk.]
 
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