Horace Stanley GIBSON

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GIBSON, Horace Stanley

Service Number: 1817
Enlisted: 6 July 1915, Melbourne, Vic.
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 4th Divisional Signal Company
Born: Quarry Hill, Victoria, Australia, 1893
Home Town: Eaglehawk, Greater Bendigo, Victoria
Schooling: State School, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in action, Steenvoorde, Belgium, 23 September 1917
Cemetery: Hooge Crater Cemetery
Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 15
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Eaglehawk Uniting Church Honour Board and Memorial Windows
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World War 1 Service

6 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 1817, 1st Signal Company Engineers, Melbourne, Vic.
9 Sep 1915: Involvement Sapper, SN 1817, 1st Signal Company Engineers, Third Ypres
9 Sep 1915: Embarked Sapper, SN 1817, 1st Signal Company Engineers, HMAT Wandilla, Melbourne
6 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Sapper, 4th Divisional Signal Company, Egypt
8 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 1817, 4th Divisional Signal Company, Mouquet Farm
11 Apr 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 1817, 4th Divisional Signal Company, Bullecourt (First)
7 Jun 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 1817, 4th Divisional Signal Company, Battle of Messines
23 Sep 1917: Involvement Sapper, SN 1817, Third Ypres

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