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Silas John Gibson

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Portrait, from newspaper, provided by Peter Millward - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, from newspaper, provided by Peter Millward - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Silas John AWMM
  • Surname
    Gibson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 7/720 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    24 August 1892 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Care of Miss Hawksworth, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    C.H. Gibson (brother), Murchison, Nelson, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 December 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 7/720 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 CanterburyNew 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

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Silas Gibson was the brother of Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Gibson, of Murchison, Nelson, New Zealand. Wrongly attributed as their son on the Commonwealth War Graves record.

    Nominal Roll incorrectly attributed a P.H. Gibson as his Next of Kin. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 August 1915 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Hill 60 (New Zealand) Memorial, Hill 60 Cemetery, Turkey AWMM

Roll of Honour

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  • This Poppy is laid in memory of a brave soldier who made the supreme sacrifice at Gallipoli - from a grateful nation – placed by Medals Reunited New Zealand. Memorial Plaque is in the custody of Medals Reunited NZ.
    Public - Ian - Researcher - 7 December 2015
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Sources

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07 December 2015IanNelsonResearcher

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