Born: 1916, Ipswich.
Died: 30th September 1940; age: 24.
Rank: Sergeant/Pilot; Service Number: 748374.
Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 224 Squadron – Coastal Command Pilots.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Henry Harry & Dorothy Caroline Gibbs, of Ipswich.
Father: Henry Harry Gibbs, born December 1889, Fulham, London.
Mother: Dorothy Caroline Gibbs (nee Harrison), born October 1891, Ipswich.
30th September 1940
Aircraft: Lockheed Hudson Serial number: T9326; Code: QX-V; Based at Aldergrove, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. On the 30th September the aircraft took off at 04:30 hrs on an anti-submarine patrol. The aircraft had barely reached 200 ft when it rapidly lost height and crashed about 2 miles from take off. All the crew were killed.
Kenneth Posgate; Sergeant/Pilot; age: 24; R.A.F.
Stanley Swann; Sergeant/Wireless Operator/Air Gunner; R.A.F.