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 Gilbert Thomas Hawkins

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Gilbert Thomas Hawkins

Birth
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death
12 Feb 1946 (aged 23)
Rutland, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID
33882621 View Source

He was the son of Paul Frederick Hawkins and Anna E. Gregg Hawkins. Gilbert, who resided at 205 West Second Street, Wilmington, Delaware, served as an Aviation Ordnanceman Third Class, U.S. Navy Air Corps during World War II. He died in the Veteran's Hospital at Rutland Heights, Massachusetts of TB contracted while in service in England. Gilbert was discharged from the U.S. Navy on March 24, 1945 after having served for two years and four months as a bombardier on a B-24 Patrol Bomber. He was decorated with a Navy Award for sighting and successfully sinking a submarine and the Air Medal.
(Information provided by Russ Pickett)

He was the son of Paul Frederick Hawkins and Anna E. Gregg Hawkins. Gilbert, who resided at 205 West Second Street, Wilmington, Delaware, served as an Aviation Ordnanceman Third Class, U.S. Navy Air Corps during World War II. He died in the Veteran's Hospital at Rutland Heights, Massachusetts of TB contracted while in service in England. Gilbert was discharged from the U.S. Navy on March 24, 1945 after having served for two years and four months as a bombardier on a B-24 Patrol Bomber. He was decorated with a Navy Award for sighting and successfully sinking a submarine and the Air Medal.
(Information provided by Russ Pickett)


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