Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John Alexander Gibson

In memory of:

Lieutenant John Alexander Gibson

April 3, 1918

Military Service


Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

116th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of Mr. C. M. Gibson, of 24, Oxford St., Woodstock, Ontario.

Brother of Private Stanley Willborne Gibson, who died while serving with the Canadian Light Horse.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

AUBIGNY COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VI. F. 5.

Location:

Aubigny Communal Cemetery is south of the village of Aubigny-en-Artois and the Cemetery Extension is behind it. The village of Aubigny-en-Artois is approximately 15 kilometres north-west of Arras on the road to St. Pol. After turning into the village from the N.39 on the D.75, the Cemetery lies south on a road leading from the centre of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

Send us your images
  • Photo of JOHN ALEXANDER GIBSON– This image comes from a large framed tribute in St. John's Presbyterian Church, Broadview Avenue, Toronto. Ontario Canada.  He and thirty-two other men are remembered here for their service in WWI.
  • Group Photo– Group Photograph of the Officers of the 116th (Ontario County) Battalion.  Published prominently in the Toronto Star on January 5th, 1918.
  • News Paper Clipping– Article
  • Newspaper Clipping (2)– Article
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England
  • The 116th Battalion– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of John Alexander Gibson– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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