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David John Gibbs

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Portrait of Major David John Gibbs. Image sourced from Imperial War Museums' 'Bond of Sacrifice' collection. ©IWM HU 114973
Portrait of Major David John Gibbs. Image sourced from Imper … Read more

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    David John AWMM
  • Surname
    Gibbs AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    4/01 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1 May 1883 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 5 August 1914 AWMM 16 Turnbull Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    J. Gibbs, 16 Turnbull Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 August 1914 AWMM Single/WWI AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    4/01 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 5 August 1914 AWMM AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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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  • OC (Officer Commanding) with Engineers, Samoa.

    OC 3 Field Engineers, France, 1 March 1916.

    Lt Colonel and Commander of New Zealand Engineers, 1924-28.

    Retired 22 September 1939. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 July 1946 AWMM
    Age 63 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
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  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Wellington Harbour Great Wars Honours Board, Wellington AWMM

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Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Page No: 260 AWMM
    • Haigh, J., Polaschek, A. (Eds.). (1993). New Zealand and the Distinguished Service Order. Christchurch, N.Z.: Authors. AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM