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Lieut. Colonel William Gibbs, CVO

Lieut. Colonel William Gibbs, CVO

Male 1877 - 1963  (85 years)

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  • Name William Gibbs 
    Title Lieut. Colonel 
    Suffix CVO 
    Born 20 Nov 1877  Paddington, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 16 Hyde Park Gardens
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 21 Dec 1877  Paddington, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1881  Wraxall, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1891  Wraxall, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 25 Jan 1963  Hatherop, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I1737  Gibbs Family Tree
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2021 

    Father Antony Gibbs, of Tyntesfield,   b. 10 Dec 1841, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1907, Tyntesfield, Wraxall, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Janet Louisa Merivale,   b. 15 Dec 1850, Kilburn, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1909, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 22 Jun 1872  St. Michael's, Star Street, Paddington Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F796  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ruby Mabel Brassey,   b. 10 Oct 1887, Preston Hall, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jun 1981  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 22 Jul 1911  Knightsbridge, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Diana Anstice Williamina Gibbs,   b. 14 Apr 1914, 41 Eaton Place, Westminster, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1955  (Age 41 years)
     2. Marigold Ruby Gibbs,   b. 1 Jun 1920, South Eaton Place, Westminster, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 2002, Hitchin and Stevenage, Hertfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F997  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 7th Hussars. 3rd son of Antony Gibbs of Tyntesfield. Baptised at St. Michael's, Paddington. Educated at Eton College 1891-6; matric. Oxford (Magdalen College) 1896; 3rd class law and BA 1899.

      2nd Lieut. 7th Hussars, February, and Lieut., November 1900. In the South African (Boer) War, served 1901-2 with 7th Hussars in operations in Cape Colony, Orange River Colony and Transvaal; awarded Queen's Medal, with five clasps. Captain, Ap. 1907. Seconded to be Brigade Major of Eastern Mounted Brigade (Territorial) March 1913-March 1916. In the Great War, served in Gallipoli (Anzac) October-December 1915: in Egypt December 1915-October 1916 (Staff Officer, Western Defence Force; Brigade Major, Coastal Area): in France, October-December 1917, as Major, 12th Battalion Yorkshire Regt.; in Mesopotamia Ap. 1918-Ap. 1919 with 7th Hussars and in command of them from September 1918. Wounded at Shergat, nr. Mosul, 28 October 1918. Awarded 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Allies' (Victory) War Medal: Croix de Guerre (avec palme): mentioned twice in despatches (1916 and 1919). Lieut.-Colonel 1919, and in the Regular Army Reserve of Officers from 1920. One of the Exons of the King's Bodyguard of Yeomen of the Guard from 1926.

      Portrait: In Yeoman of the Guard's Uniform last in possn. of his wife Ruby Mable Brassey.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Nov 1877 - Paddington, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 21 Dec 1877 - Paddington, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1881 - Wraxall, Somerset Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1891 - Wraxall, Somerset Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 22 Jul 1911 - Knightsbridge, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Jan 1963 - Hatherop, Gloucestershire Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    LT_William_Gibbs.jpg
    LT_William_Gibbs.jpg
    Beaufort Hunt Polo Club Team 1930
    Beaufort Hunt Polo Club Team 1930
    Rev. Jack Gibbs, Col. Guy Gibbs, Col. Algie Longworth, Col. Willie Gibbs
    Captain William Gibbs
    Captain William Gibbs
    Unit: 7th Hussars, attached to the 12th Battalion, Yorkshire Regiment and then back to the 7th Hussars
    BOND OF SACRIFICE - FIRST WORLD WAR PORTRAITS COLLECTION - HU 114991

    Documents
    1891 England Census - Captain Eustace Lyle Gibbs-1.jpeg
    1891 England Census - Captain Eustace Lyle Gibbs-1.jpeg