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Andrew Gibson

In memory of:

Private Andrew Gibson

August 8, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

193062

Age:

36

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

15th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

August 7, 1881
Blairgowrie, Scotland

Son of Mr. and Mrs. John Gibson, of Scotland; husband of Jeannie Gibson, of Hamilton, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 414 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. B. 10.

Location:

Hangard is a village in the Department of the Somme, in the valley of the Luce, between Domart and Demuin. The road to Villers-Bretonneux goes due North from the village, up a steep hillside. After a mile it passes between the two portions of Hangard Wood, and HANGARD WOOD BRITISH CEMETERY will be found at this point, on the side of the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Press Clipping– source: Hamilton Spectator; August 20, 1918, page 13
  • Badge– Cap Badge 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project Team,
  • Shoulder patch– Shoulder Patch 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project Team,
  • Badge– Cap Badge 134th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada). Pte Gibson originally enlisted with this unit but was sent to the 15th Bn as reinforcement. Submitted by Capt (ret'd) V. Goldman 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service Card (Front)– Record of Service Card(front side).  Courtesy of 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service Card (Reverse)– Record of Service Card(back side).  Courtesy of 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Grave marker– Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  Dileas Gu Brath.
  • Memorial– 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada) memorial located in the village of Warvillers, France.  This memorial commemorates all members of the unit who fought and in particular those who fell during the Battle of Amiens  8-9 August 1918.   Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH

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