TitleBernard David Gibbs of Sheffield (1898 - )
AdminHistoryThese papers relate mainly to the wartime service of RAF Airman Bernard David Gibbs. The papers suggest he was born in either 1896 or 1898. The General Register Office index to births for the Dec quarter of 1898 records a Bernard David Gibbs in the Ecclesall Brierlow district. The 1901 census for Solferino Street, Sheffield shows Bernard David (aged 4) living with his parents, Bernard D and Martha Gibbs and his two sisters, Lillian and Gladys. It appears Gibbs served in World War One as a private in ¾ Bath K.O.Y.L.I. [King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry)], 'A' Company. During World War II Gibbs served in the Royal Air Force with the rank of LAC [Leading Aircraftman] (No. 2206620) from October 1942 to April 1947. At the time of his enlistment Gibbs was living at 270 [?East] Earsham Street, Sheffield.
Date[c. 1910 - 1980s]
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