Gilbert Thomas Hawkins

Gilbert Thomas Hawkins

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
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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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  • Created by: Tedd Cocker
  • Added: 15 Feb 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 33882621
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Gilbert Thomas Hawkins (4 Oct 1922–12 Feb 1946), Find a Grave Memorial no. 33882621, citing Riverview Cemetery, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Tedd Cocker (contributor 47025283) .