Charles Anthony GIBB

 

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ARMY SERIAL NUMBER1173963
AGE- yo
DATE OF BIRTHAugust 1, 1917 Newburgh Orange County NEW YORK
STATE--
FAMILY--
RANKFirst Lieutenant
FONCTION-
JOB before ENLISTEMENT--NY
DATE of ENLISTEMENT--
REGIMENT--th Infantry Regiment
DIVISION--th Infantry Division
DATE OF DEATHAugust 9, 1944gibb charles a tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATH"Les Fourneaux" Pleurtuit   ILLE-ET-VILAINE
DONNEE DE PLAN

PIPER L-4H Codé 38-K,AAF-#43-29658

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Mission: Plasma pockets to ground troops( 121st Infantry Regiment, 3ème Bataillon)
Localisation : Près de Pleurtuit 5 kms S Dinard )
Circonstances : Probably defeated by the German Flak.
Commentaire : It is possible that he collided with the Piper 43-30014

CEMETERYBRITTANY AMERICAN CEMETERY de St James

Map St James American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
H52
DECORATION
Air Medal with Oak Leaf Clusteram olc
Purple HeartPhoto FDLM
American Campaign Medalamerican campaign medal
Good Conduct MedalGood Medal Conduite
World War II Victory Medalvictory medal
European African Middle Eastern Campaing MedalEAMECampaign
U.S Pilote Certificataile pilote
Combat Infantryman Badgecombat infantryman badge
 

 

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STORY

PIPER L-4H
Codé 38-K,AAF-#43-29658
Pilote: 1st Lt. Charles A. GIBB
Brittany American Cemetery
Observateur: 1st Lt. Earl E. SCHMIDT


56th Field Artillery Battalion,

8th Infantry Division

PIPER L-4H
Codé 47
Pilote: 1st Lt. John B. GOETTKE
Observateur: 1st Lt. Philip J. REICHERT Jr.


908th Field Artillery Battalion,

83rd Infantry Division.

PIPER L-4H
Codé 38-N,AAF-#43-30014
Pilote: 2nd Lt. Gordon E. FANDERS
Observateur: 1st Lt. Rufus L. ROBERTS


56th Field Artillery Battalion,

8th Infantry Division

PIPER L-4H
Code inconnu
Pilote: 1st Lt. Everett W. ANDREWS
Observateur: 1st Lt. Robert L. RAVEY


561st Field Artillery Battalion

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Stele in memory at Pleurtuit    gibb charles a stele 1 gibb charles a stele 2 gibb charles a stele 3
 

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