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Name: Frederick John Gibbs
Military Cross (MC) and Bar
Country: England
Rank: Captain
Service: Royal Flying Corps
Royal Air Force
Units: 23, 64
Victories: 11
Born: 03 September 1899
Place of Birth: Walsall, Staffordshire
Died:  
Place of Death:  
 
 
Cadet Frederick John Gibbs was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant (on prob.) on 10 August 1916.
 
Military Cross (MC)
T./Lt. Frederick John Gibbs, S. Staff. R. and R.F.C.
   For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in attacking enemy aircraft and engaging hostile troops from the ground. He has in all driven down five enemy machines which were destroyed, and one other completely out of control. He has also attacked and silenced a hostile battery with machine-gun fire, displaying on every occasion the same dash and determined offensive spirit.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 02 Jun 1917 1100 23 SPAD (B1661) Albatros D.III (OOC) N of Lens
2 17 Jun 1917 0715 23 SPAD (B1561) DFW C (DES) SE of St. Julien
3 27 Jul 1917 1445 23 SPAD (B3501) Albatros D.V (OOC) St. Julien
4 27 Jul 1917 1950 23 SPAD (B3501) Aviatik C (DES) 1 Kezelburg
5 13 Aug 1917 1000 23 SPAD (B3464) DFW C (DES) Comines
6 18 Aug 1917 0945 23 SPAD (B3493) Albatros D.V (OOC) Comines
7 22 Aug 1917 0645 23 SPAD (B3493) DFW C (DES) Wervicq
8 25 Aug 1917 1915 23 SPAD (B3493) Albatros D.V (OOC) Near Langemarck
9 25 Sep 1917 1115 23 SPAD (B3575) C (DESF) N of Wervicq
10 02 Oct 1917 1115 23 SPAD (B3575) Rumpler C (DES) N of Wervicq
11 29 Oct 1918 1400 64 S.E.5a (E5941) LVG C (DES) Estreaux

1 Shared with Capt Roger Neville
 
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