GIBSON, James Robert

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Rank: Private

Year of death: 1917

Date of birth: QE Sept 1891

Date of death: 12.5.1917

Place of death:

Service number: 241400

Regiment: Yorkshire Regiment (Alexandra) 7th Battalion

Medals: Enlisted in Hull. Family grave states “Killed in action”.

Cemetery location: Manor Road Cemetery, Section O – Family grave

Where remembered?: CWGC, Arras Memorial, France, Bay 5
Remembered on family grave in Manor Road Cemetery, Scarborough

Biographical Information

Born 1891 in Cockermouth. 1911 census, parents, William (Agent Parcels Carrier) & Ellen Gibson of 40 Oak Road, Scarborough, with James, age 18 (Assistant Gents Hosier). CWGC also states James was husband of Beatrice Alice Dawson (formerly Gibson), 40 Trafalgar Street West, Scarborough.

Inscription

In memory of/BERTIE/the beloved son of/WILLIAM & ELLEN GIBSON/died May 15th 1904/aged 7 years/also/JAMES R GIBSON/killed in action May 12 1917/aged 25 years/to the memory of/WILLIAM/loving husband of/ELLEN GIBSON/who fell asleep/Nov 14th 1939/aged 79 years/in God’s keeping/also/of/the aforesaid/ELLEN GIBSON/his beloved wife/who passed away/Jan 23rd 1949/aged 87 years/until the day break/ELIZABETH (BETTY) GIBSON/died Feb 1948/JOHN WILLIAM GIBSON/died in Canada Jan 3 1947.

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