Sergeant (Pilot) Wilfred Gibson
Wilfred was born circa 1898. His parents were Robert and Jane Gibson, of Easington Lane, Hetton-Le-Hole and he had one sister, Margaret.
Wilfred enlisted with the Royal Flying Corps in June 1915 and served as a Machinist Rigger with 4th Wing.
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission lists Wilfred as serving with H.Q. Royal Air Force at the time of his death, but he was killed flying a Sopwith Dolphin of 91 Squadron, which crashed at Welcomes Farm, Kenley.
Rest in peace Sir and thank you for your service.