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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking Gibson's grave at Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs. 
Courtesy of Murray Biddle
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Lenton Nottingham
He was the son of Sarah Gibson and the brother of George Gibson. In 1911 they lived at 57 Ronald Street New Radford and at 19 Gadd Street, Southey Street (both Nottingham) by 1916.
In 1911 he was a Nottingham trams pointsman.
10 Nov 1916
22
542897 - CWGC Website
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Gunner
Royal Field Artillery
Gunner Bernard Henry Gibson enlisted at Nottingham, he served with the 1st Battery 45th Brigade Royal Field Artillery. He first entered a theatre of war on 6/11/1914 (Medal Roll) so had become either a regular soldier or reservist by the outbreak of hostilities. He died of wounds and is buried at Guards' Cemetery, Lesboeufs (grave ref XII.D.9).
War obituary, All Saints Church News, February 1917: 'Bernard Gibson, 19 Gadd Street, Private RFA, died of wounds beginning December (sic)1916.' All Saints Church News (Nottinghamshire Archives) Id confirmed by Soldiers' Effects Register In memoriam published 1st February 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- GIBSON. – Died of wounds, November 10th, 1916, Gunner B. Gibson, R.F.A., the eldest son of Mrs. Gibson, 19 Gadd-street, aged 22 years. – From his heart-broken mother and brother George in France.” Above in memoriam is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking Gibson's grave at Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs. 
Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Bernard Gibson - Commonwealth War Graves Commission headstone marking Gibson's grave at Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs. Courtesy of Murray Biddle
  • Photograph of Bernard Henry Gibson was published on 27th February 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.
    Bernard Henry Gibson - Photograph of Bernard Henry Gibson was published on 27th February 1917 in the Nottingham Evening Post and is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918.