We remember Alfred George Gibson

We remember Alfred George Gibson

Timeline

Timeline

1886
sibling James Gibson Source:8789333 1886
1888
sibling John Gibson Source:8789333 1888
1890
sibling Minna M. J. Gibson Source:8789333 1890
1893
sibling Winnifred Gibson Source:8789333 1893
1894
birth Avelshay, Rousay, Orkney United Kingdom Source:8786379 Source:8786421 1st December 1894
1901
dates Age 6 Source:8789333 1901
1915
dates Age 20 Source:8789325 30th January 1915
1915
enlistment Kirkwall, Orkney United Kingdom Source:8786379 30th January 1915
1915
appointments Enrolled as a carpenter, following a trade test. Source:8786379 13th February 1915
1915
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8789325 27th September 1915
1916
service British Army Sapper 65947 Royal Engineers 130th Field Coy. Source:7106498 16th February 1916
1916
location Avelshay, Rousay, Orkney United Kingdom parents address Source:7106498 1916
1916
death Died of wounds Died of gunshot wound to the head (possibly sustained on 12 February), at 05.10 on 16/2/16 in 13 General Hospital, Boulogne. " Buried by Graves Registration Unit No.4, Grave No. 2934 on 20. 2. 16." Boulogne, Pas de Calais France Source:7106498 Source:8789325 Source:8786379 16th February 1916
1916
dates Age 21 Source:7106498 16th February 1916
burial Boulogne Eastern Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France VIII. D. 55. Source:7106498
sibling Edith C Gibson Source:8789325
employment Farm worker Rousay, Orkney United Kingdom Source:8786379

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Alfred George
Initials AG
Last Name Gibson
Source 1339446
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Avelshay, Rousay, Orkney United Kingdom parents address known 1916
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 65947 Royal Engineers 130th Field Coy. Sapper
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
George Gibson father
Annabella Gibson mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Edith C GIbson sister
Minna M. J. Gibson sister 1890
Winnifred Gibson sister 1893
James Gibson brother 1886
John Gibson brother 1888
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1915 5'5"
Religion
DateReligionSource
Presbyterian - inc Church of Scotland

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Rodney2415
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Andrew43023
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Andrew43023

External Evidence

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65947 Sapper Alfred George Gibson Andrew43023
Rousay Andrew43023

Multimedia

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Kirkwall and St Ola War Memorial. Andrew43023

Stories

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