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  • Family headstone Nottingham Church (Rock) Cemetery.  Photograph Rachel Farrand
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Nottingham
Clarence Gervase Gibson was born in 1898 in West Bridgford and was the son of Albert an artist and photographer and Mary Gibson née Atkin, of 43, North Rd., West Bridgford, Nottingham. His father Albert was born in 1863 in Lenton and his mother Mary Atkin was born in 1865 also in Lenton. They were married in 1889 in Nottingham and went on to have 8 children all of whom were born in West Bridgford. and were :- Albert Claude b1890, Archibald b1892, Horace b1893, Cyril Atkin b1896, Clarance Gervase b1898, Jack Lawrence b1901, Norman Walter b1904 and Stanley b1906 . In the 1911 census the family are living at 43 North Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham and are shown as Albert 48 yrs an artist and photographer, he is living with his wife Mary 46 yrs and their children, Albert Claude 20 yrs an artist and photographer, Archibald 19 yrs a wood machinist, Horace 18 yrs a wood carver, Cyril Atkin 15 a stock brokers clerk, Clarence Gervase 13 yrs a scholar, Jack Lawrence 10 yrs a scholar, Norman Walter 7 yrs as scholar and Stanley 5 yrs a scholar.
25 Oct 1918
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Private
4th Bn East Yorkshire Regiment (Duke of York's Own)
Private Clarence Gervase Gibson, 4th Battalion (formerly 8th Battalion) East Yorkshire Regiment, died as a prisoner of war on 25th October 1918. He had been captured on 27th May 1918, at Largensalza. Interred Niederzwehren Cemetery (grave ref VI.H.7).
Death notice published 27th January 1919 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “GIBSON. - Died October 25th, 1918, prisoner of war in Germany, Clarence Gervase, 1/4th East Yorks, aged 21, beloved fifth son of Albert and Mary Gibson, “Glenwood,” 43 North-road, West Bridgford. Grief too deep for words.” Above is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918 Family headstone Nottingham Church (Rock) Cemetery: 'Also of our dear sons, Pte Clarence Gervace (sic) Gibson, 1/4th East Yorks, died Oct 25th 1918 aged 21 years, prisoner of war at Largensalza, and 2nd A.M. Albert Claude Gibson RAF, died Nov 15th 1918 aged 28 years, interred at Etaples, France, after duty nobly done.
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  • Family headstone Nottingham Church (Rock) Cemetery.  Photograph Rachel Farrand
    Clarence Gervase Gibson - Family headstone Nottingham Church (Rock) Cemetery. Photograph Rachel Farrand
  • Family headstone Nottingham Church (Rock) Cemetery. Photograph Rachel Farrand
    Clarence Gervase Gibson - Family headstone Nottingham Church (Rock) Cemetery. Photograph Rachel Farrand