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George Albert Gibbs



  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Albert AWMM
  • Surname
    Gibbs AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 8269 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1874 AWMM EnglandUnited Kingdom AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 19 January 1889 AWMM England AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    • Unknown AWMM Single AWMM
    • Married Public - Kim - Direct descendant - 28 April 2016 - Family, great Grandfather


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    • Pre WW1 19 January 1889 AWMM
      Age 14 AWMM
    • Inter War 1919 AWMM
    • WW2 1939 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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  • Embarkation details
    2nd Embarkation AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Aged 14 years 11 months at enlistment in England

      Service number RAMC 8269 AWMM
    • Around the end of WW1 George was sent with his family - wife and three young children to Malta for several
      years and from there to New Zealand, assisting in the medical corp. The family made the decision to stay in New Zealand permanently and not return to England. George had resigned but was ask to re-enlist as WW2 started, assisting with again preparing the New Zealand Army.
      George died at a relatively young age, due to a fall at his home. Public - Kim - Direct descendant - 28 April 2016 - Family
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About death

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  • Death
    1940 AWMM
    Age 66 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: Evening Post, 29 May 1940 AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Major Gibbs is my Great Grandfather. I know of his contributions to England and New Zealand in various wars. My paternal Grandmother spoke of him with much fondness.
    Public - Kim - Direct descendant - 28 April 2016



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28 April 2016KimAdelaide AustraliaDirect descendant

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