William Gibson

Private William Gibson of Belfast, Co. Antrim died on 1st July 1944 while serving with 1st Battalion Dorsetshire Regiment in the Battle of Normandy.

Private

William Gibson

5725299

Private William Gibson served in 1st Battalion Dorsetshire Regiment during the Battle of Normandy following the D-Day Landings of 1944.

Private William Gibson (5725299) served in 1st Battalion Dorsetshire Regiment during World War Two. He was the son of William Gibson and Jane Gibson of Belfast, Co. Antrim.

William Gibson died on 1st July 1944 aged 30 years old. His grave is in Section XXV, Row E, Grave 15 of Bayeux War Cemetery, Bayeux, Normandy, France.

His name is also on a family memorial at Belfast City Cemetery, Belfast, Co. Antrim. His headstone in France bears the inscription:

At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember.