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Jack Gibson

Military

One of two, 1992nd EAFFP firefighters killed while engaged in fire fighting operations on a downed P-51 aircraft, #43-7034 at Lucera Airbase, Italy

Service

Units served with

  • 31st Fighter Group

    31st Fighter Group

    Group
    The 31st Fighter Group only flew missions from England between June and September 1942 but during this period they supported the Dieppe raid, the assault on occupied Europe, predominantly by the Canadian army. The attack was forced into early retreat...

  • 309th Fighter Squadron

Events

Event Location Date
Died 71036 Lucera, Province of Foggia, Italy 20 May 1944

Killed while engaged in fire fighting operations on a downed P-51 aircraft

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 January 2017 02:08:52 usaeff Changes to role
Sources

Corrected spelling of Fire Fighter

Date Contributor Update
16 November 2016 20:43:08 usaeff Created entry with surname, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, biography, events and unit associations
Sources

American Battle Monuments Commission website: https://www.abmc.gov/
Fire Trucks At War: http://www.firetrucks-atwar.com/
Army Firefighting website: http://www.armyfirefighting.com
http://usaafdata.com/
http://cgibin.rcn.com/jeremy.k/cgi-bin/gzUsafSearch.pl?target=43-6528&co...

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