Malvern College Second World War Casualty

F/Lt. Robert Winton Arnold Gibbs

House and time at Malvern: 9, 1927 - 1931.

Regiment: R.A.F..
Died: 13 July 1943 aged 30 in Italy. Missing in raid on Turin.
Battle: Bomber Command. Cemetery: Runnymede Memorial Panel 119

Son of Robert and Ruby Lydia Gibbs, of Petra, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset.
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Bank Clerk.

467 Sqdn. Royal Air Force
The squadron flew Avro Lancaster heavy bombers and formed part of No. 5 Group, RAF Bomber Command. It flew its first operation on 2 January 1943, laying mines off the French coast near Furze. It then conducted raids on Germany, France, Norway, Czechoslovakia, and Italy.