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Herbert Simms Gibson

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Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 261 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 261 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Herbert Simms AWMM
  • Surname
    Gibson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 2/1715 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 February 1881 Public Source
  • Date of birth
    9 February 1881 Public - Edith - Other relative - 12 October 2017 - Family papers
  • Place of birth
    Waimate Otago New Zealand Public - Edith - Other relative - 12 October 2017 - Family papers
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Manutuke, Poverty Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Thomas Gibson (brother), Manutuke, Poverty Bay, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 June 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 2/1715 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM WellingtonNew Zealand 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Herbert Gibson was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Alex Gibson, of Manutuke, Poverty Bay, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    21 October 1916 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    A.I.F. Burial Ground, Flers, Somme, France AWMM I. E. 28. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

Roll of Honour

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Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Herbert Simms Gibson

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  • Dear Great Uncle Bert,
    My Father talked about you as his favourite Uncle all of his life.
    We have planted a flax avenue called Flers Avenue with your name on the sign.
    So you live on in the hearts and minds of those who loved you.
    Public - Gillian - Other relative - 25 April 2019
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  • You Igreat Uncle Bertie were my late Father's favourite Uncle. He said you had a lovely singing voice and played the guitar. He named my brother after you. We thought you died in Gallipoli and you are buried st Fleur. We will come and find you
    Public - Gillian - Other Relative - 11 April 2015
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Sources

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: 261 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 5: Includes portrait AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Auckland Province (digital copy), 1914 - 1919. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-2016-2. AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2019GillianWellington Other relative
12 October 2017EdithAucklandOther relative
30 April 2016AllanRotoruaResearcher
11 April 2015GillianNew zealandOther Relative

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