Benjamin Paul GIBSON


GIBSON, Benjamin Paul

Service Number: 515
Enlisted: 26 August 1914, Enlisted at Kensington, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1887
Home Town: Murrumbeena, Glen Eira, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Butcher
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 27 April 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave Panel 20
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

26 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 515, Enlisted at Kensington, NSW
20 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, SN 515, 3rd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, SN 515, 3rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Benjamin Stewart Gibson and Elizabeth Jane Gibson nee Morrow of Waverley Road, Murumbeena, Victoria

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal