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Sunday, 19 January 2014

* Private George James Gibson

In memory of Private George William Gibson who died on October 15, 1918

'Private Gibson died on April 19th, at Halifax Military Hospital, as the result of gas poisoning. He was the youngest son of Mr. Edward Gibson, of Mary Street. His elder brother, Innes E. Gibson, who is serving in the Motor Transport in France, will be remembered for his trick cycling at the athletic sports.?? '
(Note: Erasmian  calls him George William Gibson.  This may be a different soldier.)

Service Number: 150926 
Age: 27 Force: Army Unit: Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment) Division:  8th Bn.

Additional Information:
Date and Place of Birth: April 30, 1891 Dublin, Ireland
Son of James and Elizabeth Gibson, of Wallasey, Cheshire, England. Cemetery:
CHAPEL CORNER CEMETERY, SAUCHY-LESTREE; Pas de Calais, France Grave Reference: J. 7.
Commemorated on Page 414 of the First World War Book of Remembrance.
Source: Here

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