Private Victor Gibson

18 Sep 1944

Victor Gibson was the son of John and Sidonia Gibson and the husband of Clara Gibson, of Meadows, Nottingham. He enlisted in the Royal Army Ordnance Corps and volunteered for Airborne forces.

Private Gibson successfully completed glider training and was posted to Royal Army Ordnance Corps, attached Headquarters 1st Airborne Division, and took part in Operation Market Garden (Arnhem).

Pte Gibson was killed in action on 18 September 1944, aged 25, and is commemorated on the Groesbeek Memorial to the missing.

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By Rod Gibson

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