Wing Commander Robert Henry Maxwell Gibbes

Service number 714, O18235 (260714)
Ranks Held Acting Squadron Leader, Wing Commander
Birth Date 06 May 1916
Birth Place Australia: New South Wales, Young
Death Date 11 April 2007
Death Place Australia: New South Wales, Sydney
Final Rank Wing Commander
Service Royal Australian Air Force
Units
Places
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1943-01-15
Published in London Gazette in 1942-07-28
Published in London Gazette in 1943-05-25
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1943-06-03

Rolls

Timeline

Date of death 11 April 2007
Date of birth 06 May 1916
Other units 1940 Training at Mascot, Richmond and Point Cook.
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs) 05 February 1940 Air cadet.
Date promoted 28 June 1940 Pilot officer.
Other units 1940-09 No 23 Squadron.
Date promoted 26 December 1940 Flying officer.
Other units 08 May 1941 No 3 Squadron.
Other units 26 February 1942 Commanding Officer No 3 Squadron.
Date promoted 01 April 1942 Flight lieutenant.
Date promoted 26 June 1942 Acting squadron leader.
Other units 1943-04 RAAF Overseas Headquarters London.
Date promoted 01 April 1943 Squadron leader.
Other 1943-10 Left England.
Other units 1944-01 No 2 Operational Training Unit, Mildura.
Date promoted 01 July 1944 Wing commander.
Other units 1944-10 No 80 Wing Headquarters.
Other units 1945-07 Attached to RAAF Headquarters Melbourne.
Other 1946-01 Appointment terminated.
Other 1952-04 Appointed to active reserve.