Bobby Gibbes’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

May 6, 1916

Death Date

Apr 11, 2007

Age of Death

90 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Apr 11, 2007



The pilot Bobby Gibbes died at the age of 90. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Fighter pilot who served with the Royal Australian Air Force during World War II. A brave flying ace, he won numerous military honors, including the Distinguished Flying Cross and Bar and the Distinguished Service Order.

He was born to Cora and Henry Gibbes in Young, New South Wales, Australia. His cousins Rodney and Peter Gibbes also served in the Royal Australian Air Force.

Gibbes was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia on 26 January 2004 for “service to aviation and to tourism, particularly in Papua New Guinea”. He died of a stroke at Mona Vale Hospital in Sydney on 11 April 2007, aged 90, and was survived by his wife and two daughters.