Flying Officer John Tibbetts

Born: 1920
Pupil: 1932
Parents: Harry Tibbetts and Gertrude and Rose Tibbotts
Address: 18 Liverpool Gardens, Worthing — moved to Funtington, Sussex
School Details: Day boy in Raleigh House
"Our Record" No 103 Upper IIIB 4/36
Wrote Jottings with BA. Gain.
"Our Record" No 104 Upper IIIB 4/35
"Our Record" No 105 Lower IVB 5/33
"Our Record" No 106 Lower IVB 8/33
"Our Record" No 107 Upper IVB 30/35
"Tibbetts won the high jump in fine style".
Military Details: 34 Squadron was based in India and flew Hurricanes on fighter-bombing missions on Japanese troops in Burma. J. E. Tibbetts died on the opening day of Operation Dracula to recapture Burma.
Memorial: Taukkyan War Cemetery
Myanmar
Burma
17. F. 21.

 

Link to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission
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