Gibb John Pte 3133974

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Name Gibb John
Army number 3133974
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born 1919/20.
Age 24
Unit Enlisted in the Royal Scots Fusiliers. Transferred to The Durham Light Infantry 26/6/40, posted 11th Bn DLI. Served Iceland. Trf Seaforth Highlanders 9/9/1943, Docs to Perth, posted 2nd Battalion. KILLED in ACTION 19/8/1944 with 2nd Battalion Seaforths.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade 26/6/1940.
Promotions Corporal
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 19-Aug-44
Home address Son of James Gibb, and of Mary Gibb, of Prestwick, Ayrshire. Buried Grave III. B. 3 St Desir War Cemetery.
Source table 11DLI

Because of the transfer to the Seaforths, Pte Gibb does not appear in the DLI Roll of Honour.