Tuesday 5 May 2009

Private William John Gibbs

Born on 28 March 1877 in London, England - husband of Mary Jane Gibbs, Crystal Beach, Ontario - at the time of his enlistment in 1916: present address in Crystal Beach, Ontario, trade as labourer, married, no current or previous military service, Church of England, height of 5 feet 8 inches, chest of 39 inches fully expanded, dark complexion, grey eyes, brown hair.

Joined the 176th Battalion, CEF, in Ridgeway, Ontario, on 8 April 1916 (number 850457) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 8 or 9 April 1918 - wounded on 4 September 1918 - invalided to England on 6 September 1918.

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