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Abram Lawson Gibson

In memory of:

Private Abram Lawson Gibson

September 29, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

642149

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment)

Division:

38th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

September 3, 1898
Glasgow, Scotland

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Gibson, of Toronto.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BOURLON WOOD CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. A. 12.

Location:

Bourlon is a village approximately 6 kilometres west of Cambrai. It lies between the main Cambrai to Bapaume road (N30) and the Cambrai to Arras road (D939). The BOURLON WOOD CEMETERY is signposted from the centre of the village as is the Canadian Forces Memorial. On approaching the Memorial the road should be followed to the left where an unsurfaced track descends about 200 metres to the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of ABRAM LAWSON GIBSON– From a collage photo layout of members of A Company and the bugle band of the 157th Canadian Infantry Battalion.

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