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Colonel John Evelyn Gibbs, MC

Colonel John Evelyn Gibbs, MC

Male 1879 - 1932  (52 years)

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  • Name John Evelyn Gibbs 
    Title Colonel 
    Suffix MC 
    Born 22 Dec 1879  London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 16 Hyde Park Gardens
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 28 Jan 1880  Paddington, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1891  Wraxall, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age: 11; Relation to Head of House: Son 
    Residence 1901  Paddington, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 2 Apr 1911  Windsor, Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 11 Oct 1932  Tetbury, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Estcourt Grange
    Buried Shipton Moyne, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1738  Gibbs Family Tree
    Last Modified 26 Apr 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 Her Serene Highness Helena Frances Augusta Cambridge, Princess of Teck,   b. 23 Oct 1899, Grosvenor House,Westminster,London,England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1969, Badmington, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 2 Sep 1919  Windsor, Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F800  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Baptised 28 January 1880 at St. Michael's, Paddington. Educated at Eton College, 1892-7 and Royal Military college, Sandhurst, 1898-9. Died at Estcourt Grange, Gloucestershire, 11th and buried 13th October at Shipton Moyne, Glos. Memorial there.

      2nd Lieut. Coldstream Guards, January 1900. Lieut. November 1901. Served in the South African (Boer) War in operations in Cape Colony July 1901 to May 1902, and was awarded the Queen's medal with three clasps. Adjutant 3rd Battalion Coldstream Gds., Ap. 1904-Ap. 1907. Aide-de-Camp to the Viceroy of India (Earl of Minto) Sep. 1907-June 1910. Captain January 1910.

      Acting A.D.C. to Field Marshal Lord Kitchener at the Coronation of King George V, 1911.

      In the Great War he served in France and Belgium in 1914. Captured at Gheluvelt 29 October 1914, he was kept a prisoner of war at Stralsund, Heidelburg, Holzminden, Freiberg, etc., in Germany, was transferred to and interned in Holland, Feb., 1918, and was released 12 Jan. 1919. Awarded Military Cross 1920, 1914 Star, British War Medal, Allies' (Victory) Medal. Major 1915, Lieut. Colonel Ap. 1919, Col. Oct. 1924. Commanded 1st Battalion Coldstream Gds., 1920-21. Commanded 129th (S. Wessex) Infantry Brigade (Territorial) 1928-30. In command of Coldstream Guards Regt. and Regtl. District from Aug. 1930.

      Lived from 1927 at Estcourt Grange, Tetbury, Glos. Portrait of himself (as a Russian) and one of his wife (with four dogs) last in possession of David Evelyn Gibbs.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Dec 1879 - London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 28 Jan 1880 - Paddington, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 11; Relation to Head of House: Son - 1891 - Wraxall, Somerset Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1901 - Paddington, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2 Apr 1911 - Windsor, Berkshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Sep 1919 - Windsor, Berkshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Oct 1932 - Tetbury, Gloucestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Shipton Moyne, Gloucestershire Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Col John Gibbs and Princess Helena.jpg
    Col John Gibbs and Princess Helena.jpg

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