James M. Gibbons, Sgt.
Personal information
Age 25
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of James and Sarah Gibbons; Husband of Dorothy Gibbons, Manchester, U.K.
Military information
Army Number 4537398
Rank Sgt.
Function Unknown
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron C Company
Unit / Group 156 Battalion 4th Parachute Brigade
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Army Air Corps Parachute Regiment
Death information
Died when 20-9-1944
Died where Unknown
Spot Unknown
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Renkum, R.C. Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 1-8
Graves overview
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

James Gibbons seved with the 156th Battalion and died near Arnhem, he landed on Ginkel Heath as part of 4th Para. On his body a note was found that his last wishes were that he be buried in conscreated ground. James Gibbons was buried at the R.C.Cemetery at Renkum and is the only Parachute Man in this Cemetery. His grave has been cared for by a local woman called Mrs. Peelen for 35 years.

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James M. Gibbons, Sgt.
Personal information
Age 25
Nationality British
Date / place of birth Unknown
Genealogy Son of James and Sarah Gibbons; Husband of Dorothy Gibbons, Manchester, U.K.
Military information
Army Number 4537398
Rank Sgt.
Function Unknown
Platoon / Troop / Flight Unknown
Company / Squadron C Company
Unit / Group 156 Battalion 4th Parachute Brigade
Division / Transport / Command 1st Airborne Division
Regiment Army Air Corps Parachute Regiment
Death information
Died when 20-9-1944
Died where Unknown
Spot Unknown
Map reference Unknown
Burial location
Renkum, R.C. Cemetery, Netherlands
Grave number 1-8
Graves overview
Miscellaneous information
Personal notes

James Gibbons seved with the 156th Battalion and died near Arnhem, he landed on Ginkel Heath as part of 4th Para. On his body a note was found that his last wishes were that he be buried in conscreated ground. James Gibbons was buried at the R.C.Cemetery at Renkum and is the only Parachute Man in this Cemetery. His grave has been cared for by a local woman called Mrs. Peelen for 35 years.

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