GIBSON, Herbert James
(Service number 6/463)

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Date 31 June 1885 [sic, Waimataitai School Admission Register] Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Church Street, Timaru
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs Margaret A. GIBSON (mother), Church Street, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Infantry Battalion
Date 16 October 1914
Transport Tahiti or Athenic
Embarked From Lyttelton, Canterbury Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

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Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Railway clerk


Date 27 December 1962 Age 77 yrs
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Ruru Lawn Cemetery, Christchurch
Memorial Reference Block 1B; Plot 7
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Son of Joseph & Margaret Ann (nee FOX) GIBSON. Brother of Sydney Harold GIBSON, died of wounds, 1917.


Cenotaph Database [28 October 2013]; CCC burial records, Ruru Lawn Cemetery [30 October 2013] 

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