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NORTH SHIELDS

Gibbons, M., Pte., 1915
In Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery is the Commonwealth War Grave of PO/268(S) Private Michael Gibbons, serving with the Royal Marine Light Infantry who died 08/05/1915.

Colin Boyd has provided the following:

Michael was the son of Hugh and Margaret Gibbons of 87, Little Bedford Street, North Shields and was serving in the Royal Marine Light Infantry when he joined the Portsmouth Battalion in Gallipoli on 28th February 1915. Michael died of wounds in Egypt on 8th May 1915.

Michael Gibbons is remembered in North Shields on N34.05 and in Tynemouth on T36.14 page 12.


The CWGC entry for Private Gibbons

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk