Tpr. William Edward Gibson

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Tpr. William Edward Gibson

Birthdate:
Birthplace: 13 Edward Street, Canning Town, East London, Greater London, England (United Kingdom)
Death: July 27, 1915 (23)
Gallipoli, Çanakkale, Turkey (World War I: Killed in Action)
Place of Burial: [Panel 71.], Burial [Gallipoli. Area 224, Square G, Dot 5], Gallipoli, Çanakkale, Turkey
Immediate Family:

Son of William Gibson and Mary Gibson
Brother of Charles Gibson

Occupation: Auckland Mounted Rifles
Find A Grave ID: 56800069
Immigration to New Zealand: Remuera, 24 September 1913
Service No: WWI 13/188
Managed by: Jason Scott Wills
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About Tpr. William Edward Gibson

William Edward Gibson was born at Plaistow in Bromley, Greater London, England on 10 August 1891. His parents were shipwright William Gibson (1850-1920) and Mary Gibson (nee Wasfold) (1864-1906). William was baptised in Holy Trinity Church, Barking Road in Greater London on 28 August 1891. He and his parents are listed on the 1901 Census for England. It is not yet known when William arrived in New Zealand, but he joined the Auckland Mounted Rifles during World War I. William was killed in action at Gallipoli on 27 July 1915. He is remembered on the Lone Pine Memorial in Turkey and in the World War I Hall of Memories at Auckland War Memorial Museum (bio by Debbie McCauley, 10 June 2022).

Sources

  1. Cenotaph: https://www.aucklandmuseum.com/war-memorial/online-cenotaph/record/...
  2. New Zealand and World War One Roll of Honour: http://freepages.rootsweb.com/~sooty/genealogy/nzefrohG.html / Ref 8.4.2021
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Tpr. William Edward Gibson's Timeline

1891
August 10, 1891
13 Edward Street, Canning Town, East London, Greater London, England (United Kingdom)
August 28, 1891
Holy Trinity Church, Barking Road, Greater London, England (United Kingdom)
1915
July 27, 1915
Age 23
Gallipoli, Çanakkale, Turkey
July 27, 1915
Age 23
Lone Pine Memorial, [Panel 71.], Burial [Gallipoli. Area 224, Square G, Dot 5], Gallipoli, Çanakkale, Turkey