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GORDON ALEXANDER GIBB

GIBB, GORDON ALEXANDER

RANK:   LANCE CORPORAL            SERIAL NO:  10/2943

UNIT:   1st BATTALION, WELLINGTON INFANTRY REGIMENT

BORN:       24/05/1890          -       WOODVILLE

DIED:     11/02/1917        KILLED IN ACTION
     
PLACE:    IN THE FIELD, FRANCE

SINGLE:                  RELIGION:   PRESBYTERIAN

WIFE:    
    
PARENTS:   John Allan and Mary Ella GIBB, DANNEVIRKE

SIBLINGS:   

NEXT OF KIN:   Mrs W. BADGER (sister), ASHHURST

OCCUPATION:  CARPENTER

EMPLOYER:   HOWARD POWELL

LAST NZ ADDRESS:   OTANE

HEIGHT:   5’ 10”        WEIGHT:    11st.        CHEST:   32½”

COMP:   FAIR    EYES:   BLUE        HAIR:  BROWN
    
EDUCATION:   4th EDUCATIONAL STANDARD
 
GRAVE/MEMORIAL:   RUE-DAVID MILITARY CEMETERY,
                  FLEURBAIX, PAS-DE-CALAIS, FRANCE                

                           
ENLISTED:  TRENTHAM             DATE:   14/06/1915

MAIN BODY:                   REINFORCEMENT:  7th   

MILITARY RECORD:
14/06/1915.  POSTED ‘B’ COMPANY, 7th REINFORCEMENT.
09/10/1915.  EMBARKED WELLINGTON FOR SUEZ.
18/11/1915.  DISEMBARKED SUEZ EGYPT.
09/01/1916.  JOINED BTN WELLINGTON INFANTRY REG. MOASCAR, ISMAILIA.
06/04/1916.  EMBARKED FOR FRANCE FROM EGYPT.
10/07/1916.  APPOINTED LANCE CORPORAL IN THE FIELD.
16/09/1916.  ADMITTED 45th CASUALTY CLEARING STATION.
16/09/1916.  ADMITTED N.Z. STATIONARY HOSPITAL, (WOUNDED RIGHT KNEE)
BOULOGNE.
16/10/1916.  ADMITTED N.Z. CONVALESCENT DEPOT, BOULOGNE.
26/10/1916.  ATTACHED TO STRENGTH, ETAPLES.
22/11/1916.  REJOINED 1st BATTALION, WELLINGTON REGIMENT, IN THE FIELD.
11/02/1917.  KILLED IN ACTION, IN THE FIELD, FRANCE.

AWARDED:    
BRITISH WAR MEDAL.
VICTORY MEDAL.
1914-15 STAR.