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James Michael Gibbons

Servicenumber : 4537398
Rank : Serjeant
Regiment : The Parachute Regiment
Unit : 156 Battalion
Date of Death : 20-09-1944
Age : 25
Grave : Row 1. Grave 8.
James Michael Gibbons was a son of James and Sarah Gibbons. He was married to Dorothy Gibbons of Manchester.
Gibbons served with No. 10 Platoon, C Company. According to the Roll of Honour, published by the Society of Friends of the Airborne Museum (Jan Hey 1999 and 2011), Gibbons died of wounds in the Oranje Nassau's Oord sanatorium at Wageningen. In his clothes a note was found that he would like to be buried in consecrated ground. A local undertaker arranged that the body of Gibbons was laid to rest in the Roman Catholic Cemetery at Renkum. 
Picture: 18-09-2011
Picture: 18-09-2011