*last update 4/2/2019

Military Involvement

 

Servicemen - G surnames KIA POW Died/nonbattle
Gettings, Lawrence J. X    
Giltner, Frank      
Goodwin, Elbert E. X    
Gorden, Vance      

William Hardy Gibbons was born Dec. 15, 1924 to William Hardy Gibbons, Sr. and Helen Wichhart. He died May 18, 1945 and is memorialized at the Courts of the Missing, Court 3, Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Petty Officer Gibbons served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Longshaw (DD-559) and was MIA/FOD/KIA in enemy action off the shore of Okinawa. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com



ServiceMen Research done by WWII Researcher, Pat Holt Juon, Apr 2019

 

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