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9283   Private George Alexander Gibson
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Dated added: 01/01/2016   Last updated: 12/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 2nd Battalion, Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (British Army)
Died: 04/09/1914 (Killed in Action)
Age: 27
George Alexander Gibson was the son of James and Esther Gibson. George Gibson was born in Bootle, Lancashire about 1887. George was married to Helen McCarroll Gibson. George Gibson enlisted in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland. He was living in Bellaghy at the time. Private George Gibson was serving with the 2nd Battalion of the Princess Louise’s Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders when he was killed in action in France on 4th September 1914. He was 27 years old.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Le Cateau Communal Cemetery
  Cambrai, Nord
Grave Ref: Grave III-A Headstone 5
CWGC Casualty 595244
Le Cateau is a small town approximately 27 kilometres east-south-east of Cambrai, and the Communal Cemetery is located on Rue de Fesmy. The cemetery is surrounded by a fifteen foot high wall upon which a CWGC plaque will be found.
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1 Castledawson WW1 Memorial - Panel 2 Castledawson
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1 They Didn't Come Home - Castledawson - WWI 38
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1 Castledawson War Dead Details of Private George A Gibson
2 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
Magherafelt District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2014-2023