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Lancelot Merivale Gibbs, Brid. CVO DSO MC

Lancelot Merivale Gibbs, Brid. CVO DSO MC

Male 1889 - 1966  (76 years)

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  • Name Lancelot Merivale Gibbs 
    Suffix Brid. CVO DSO MC 
    Born 23 Dec 1889  Wraxall, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 22 Jan 1890  Wraxall, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1891  Wraxall, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 2 Apr 1911  Windsor, Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Arrival 8 Mar 1928  San Francisco, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Departure Shanghai, China Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1931  St Marylebone, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Dec 1966  Shipton Moyne, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 8 Dec 1966  Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1742  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 1 Marjorie Florence Maxwell,   b. 24 Apr 1906, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1939  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 10 Jul 1929  Westminster, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. David Evelyn Gibbs,   b. 22 May 1931,   d. 10 Jul 1998, Salisbury, Wiltshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F801  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Diana Primrose Quilter,   b. 9 Jan 1916, St George Hanover Square, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 2011, Aberdeenshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 25 Feb 1942  Westminster, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Divorced 1945 
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F802  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • 7th son of Antony Gibbs of Tyntesfield. Baptised 22 January 1890 at Wraxall, Somerset. Educated at Eton College 1902-8. Buried at Shipton Moyne, Gloucestershire.

      2nd Lieut. Somerset Light Infantry 1908; 2nd Lieut. Coldstream Guards December 1910, Lieut. July 1913. Coronation medal of King George V, 1911. In the Great War: Served in France, August 1914 till 1919. Adjutant, 2nd Battalion Coldstream Gds., November 1914-April 1916. Temporary Captain December 1914-July 1915. Captain July 1915. Staff Captain 1st Guards Brigade April-November 1916. Acting Lieut.-Col. in command of 2nd Battn. Coldstream Gds. November 1916-March 1917. Acting Major March-May 1917 and December 1917 to February 1918. General Staff Officer (3rd Grade) Guards Division, February to April 1918. Brigade Major 140th Infantry Brigade April 1918 to February 1919. General Staff Officer, 2nd grade (Intelligence) in British section of the Supreme War Council at Versailles February to June, 1919. Military Cross 1916 and bar 1917. Companion of the Distinguished Service Order, 1918. Mentioned four times in Despatches. Awarded 1914 Star, British War Medal, Allies' (Victory) Medal. After the War Adjutant 3rd Battn. Coldstream Gds. June to November 1919. General Staff Officer, 2nd grade, London District, December 1921 to August 1922. Aide de Camp to Lord Rawlinson, the Commander-in-Chief in India, November 1922 to March 1925, and awarded the North West Frontier Medal and one clasp in the Waziristan campaign. Second in command of 2nd Battn. Coldstream Guards when part of the Shanghai Defence Force, 1927-28. Commanded the British troops in Paris for Marshal Foch's Funeral, 1929. Lieut. Colonel December 1930, in command of 1st Battn. Coldstream Guards until 1934. A.A.G. War Office, 1934-38; retired pay 1938; Brigadier i/c Administration, London District 1939-45; reverted to retired pay 1945; recalled War Office in connection with Victory March, January-July 1946; reverted to retired pay 1946. Jubilee Medal 1937. Coronation Medal 1953 Coronation. Gentleman at Arms Her Majesty's Bodyguard.

      Portrait by Marientrau, at Braishfield.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 23 Dec 1889 - Wraxall, Somerset Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 22 Jan 1890 - Wraxall, Somerset Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1891 - Wraxall, Somerset Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 2 Apr 1911 - Windsor, Berkshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsArrival - 8 Mar 1928 - San Francisco, California, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeparture - - Shanghai, China Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 10 Jul 1929 - Westminster, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1931 - St Marylebone, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Feb 1942 - Westminster, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Dec 1966 - Shipton Moyne, Gloucestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Dec 1966 - Gloucestershire Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Captain Lancelot Merivale Gibbs DSO MC
    Captain Lancelot Merivale Gibbs DSO MC
    Unit: 2nd Battalion, attached to the 3rd Battalion, Coldstream Guards and then to the General Staff
    BOND OF SACRIFICE - FIRST WORLD WAR PORTRAITS COLLECTION - HU 122595
    Captain Lancelot Merivale Gibbs DSO MC
    Captain Lancelot Merivale Gibbs DSO MC
    Unit: 2nd Battalion, attached to the 3rd Battalion, Coldstream Guards and then to the General Staff
    BOND OF SACRIFICE - FIRST WORLD WAR PORTRAITS COLLECTION - HU 114987

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