Guy Gibson Biography

Wing Commander Guy Penrose Gibson VC DSO* DFC*, was the first CO of the Royal Air Force's 617 Squadron, which he led in the Dam Busters raid in 1943, resulting in the destruction of two large dams in the Ruhr area. He was awarded the Victoria Cross, but lost his life later in the war. He had completed over 170 operations at the age of 24. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Guy Gibson
Nationality:
United Kingdom
Profession:
Soldier
Date of Birth:
August 12, 1918
Astrological Sign:
Leo
Date of Death:
September 19, 1944
Age at Death:
26
Cause of Death:
Aviation accident or incident
Marriages
  • 1940-11-23
    RAF pilot Guy Gibson (22) weds show dancer and actress Eve Moore in Penarth's Anglican Church
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