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William Edward Gibson

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1915 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Gibson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 13/188 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    10 August 1891 Public - Corinne - Other relative - 26 May 2021 - Holy Trinity Church online baptism records (Ancestry website)
  • Place of birth
    Plaistow, West Ham, Essex, England Public - Corinne - Other relative - 26 May 2021 - Online records available at Ancestry website
  • Birth notes
    Baptised 28 Aug 1891 at Holy Trinity Church, Barking Road, Canning Town, West Ham, Essex Public - Corinne - Other relative - 26 May 2021 - Church Baptism records online (Ancestry website)
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM Stonehurst, Symonds Street, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • 1901 - 18 Garfield Road, West Ham, Essex, England Public - Corinne - Other relative - 26 May 2021 - UK Census records online (Ancestry website)
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • W. Gibson, 22 Mafeking Road, Plaistow, London E., England AWMM
    • Father, William Gibson, occupation shipwright (mother Mary Wasfold died in 1906) Public - Corinne - Other relative - 26 May 2021 - Online military enlistment papers (Ancestry website)
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 14 December 1914 AWMM Single AWMM
    • Single Public - Corinne - Other relative - 26 May 2021 - Online military enlistment papers (Ancestry website)

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 13/188 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 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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Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 July 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
    • Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
05 September 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher
27 May 2021CorinneESSEXOther relative

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