This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 42705
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Inniskilling Fusiliers
- Unit/Ship: 9th Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death: 24
- Date of Death: 18.05.1918
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 70 to 72
More about Samuel Gibson
Samuel has no known grave but is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial. Sam was the brother of Pte John Hannan Gibson, 23439, 8th Seaforth Highlanders and Pte Robert Gibson, 14011, Labour Corps.
Sam Gibson Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
Private Sam Gibson, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, whose wife resides at 15 Hill Street, was killed as the result of a shell explosion. Deceased, who was for three years in the A.S.C., was 24 years of age, and was employed as a baker prior to enlistment. His brother John, who is in the Seaforth Highlanders, is at present in hospital in England.
Dundee Courier 11th June 1918
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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