Lieut. Colonel William Gibbs, CVO1877 - 1963 (85 years)
Name William Gibbs Title Lieut. Colonel Suffix CVO Birth 20 Nov 1877 Paddington, London
- 16 Hyde Park Gardens
Gender Male Baptism 21 Dec 1877 Paddington, London Residence 1881 Wraxall, Somerset Residence 1891 Wraxall, Somerset Death 25 Jan 1963 Hatherop, Gloucestershire
- 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.
Person ID I1737 Gibbs Family Tree Last Modified 9 Oct 2021
Father Antony Gibbs, of Tyntesfield, b. 10 Dec 1841, London d. 24 Apr 1907, Tyntesfield, Wraxall, Somerset (Age 65 years) Mother Janet Louisa Merivale, b. 15 Dec 1850, Kilburn, Middlesex d. 10 Dec 1909, London (Age 58 years) Marriage 22 Jun 1872 St. Michael's, Star Street, Paddington Family ID F796 Group Sheet | Family Chart
Family Ruby Mabel Brassey, b. 10 Oct 1887, Preston Hall, Kent d. 30 Jun 1981 (Age 93 years) Marriage 22 Jul 1911 Knightsbridge, London Children 1. Diana Anstice Williamina Gibbs, b. 14 Apr 1914, 41 Eaton Place, Westminster, London d. 15 Jun 1955 (Age 41 years) 2. Marigold Ruby Gibbs, b. 1 Jun 1920, South Eaton Place, Westminster, London d. May 2002, Hitchin and Stevenage, Hertfordshire (Age 81 years) Family ID F997 Group Sheet | Family Chart Last Modified 9 Jul 2017
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Documents 1891 England Census - Captain Eustace Lyle Gibbs-1.jpeg