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Laurence Percival Kennedy Gibson

In memory of:

Lieutenant Laurence Percival Kennedy Gibson

March 7, 1916

Military Service


Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

19th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Goodwin and Emily M. A. Gibson, of Toronto.

Commemorated on Page 91 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. B. 77.

Location:

Bailleul is a large town in France, near the Belgian border, 14.5 kilometres south-west of Ieper and on the main road from St. Omer to Lille. The Communal Cemetery is on the eastern outskirts of the town. From the Grand Place, take the Ieper road and 400 metres along this road is a sign indicating the direction of the cemetery. Turn down the right into a small road and follow for approximately 400 metres. The cemetery is on the right and the BAILLEUL COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION is at the bottom end.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Aura Lee Club Toronto
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram March 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram March 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Monument– Lt. Laurence Percival Kennedy Gibson's name is included on his family monument at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Toronto, Ontario.
  • Inscription
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England
  • Newspaper clipping– Source:  The Globe Toronto Monday March 13 1916

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