GIBBS, George Arthur Charles
(Service number 6/460)

First Rank Private; Private   Last Rank


Date Unknown Place of Birth Waimate

Enlistment Information

Date 15 Aug 1914 - 31 Dec1915 Age
Address at Enlistment C/-J.McIntosh, 37 Matilda St., Timaru; Unknown 
Occupation Butcher
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single; Single
Next of Kin Mrs Jane McIntosh (Mother), 37 Matilda St, Timaru
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation Main Body; New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship Canterbury Infantry Battalion, 26th Reinforcements, Wellington Infantry Regiment,B Company  
Date 16 October 1914, 9 June 1917
Transport Tahiti or Athenic; Willochra  
Embarked From Lyttelton; Wellington Destination Suez, Egypt; Devonport, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Campaigns Egypt 1914-15, Balkans (Gallopoli) 1915
Service Medals
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


Date Age
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes


Auckland War memorial Museum Cenotaph Database (January 2015); Military personnel file via Archives New Zealand (February 2015)

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Janette Clarke, SC branch NZSG

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