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Captain Eustace Lyle Gibbs

Captain Eustace Lyle Gibbs

Male 1885 - 1915  (29 years)

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  • Name Eustace Lyle Gibbs 
    Title Captain 
    Born 10 Mar 1885  Tyntesfield, Wraxall, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 12 Apr 1885  Wraxall, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1901  Eton, Buckinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age: 16; Relation to Head of House: Boarder 
    Arrival 12 Apr 1913  Key West, Monroe, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Arrival 31 Oct 1913  New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Departure Habana, Ciego de Avila, Cuba Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Departure Liverpool, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 11 Feb 1915  Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Killed in action in the Great War
    Buried Ypres, West Flanders, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Burial Cemetery: Ieper Stedelijke Begraafplaats
    Person ID I1741  Gibbs Family Tree
    Last Modified 11 May 2020 

    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

  • Notes 
    • 6th son. Baptised 12 April 1885 at Wraxall Somerset. Educated at Eton College, 1898-1903; matric. at Oxford (Magdalen College) 1903. Died unmarried 13 February 1915, being killed in action in the Great War near Ypres and was buried there. Memorial Inscription in the cemetery in Wraxall church (Charlton chapel), and in Barrow Gurney chapel, (Barrow Court chapel). Administration London 28 July 1915.

      2nd Lieut. North Somerset Yeomanry 1906, Lieut. Ap. 1909, Capt. 29 Aug. 1914. Entered Antony Gibbs and Sons, London, 1908: in Gibbs & Co. Chile, 1909-13 (a manager from 1911): in Antony Gibbs & Co., New York, as second in charge, 1913 to Aug. 1914, when he left to join his Yeomanry for the Great War. Served in France and Belgium from October 1914 till his death and was mentioned in despatches of 14 January 1915. He was buried in the Civil Cemetery at Ypres (which is now continuous with the subsequently made War Cemetery and close outside the Menin Gate). He is recorded on the War memorials in Wraxall church and churchyard, at Eton College, Wells Cathedral, and in the church at Valparaiso.

      Portrait by Sir W. B. Richmond R.A. (1890) and a posthumous one by Albert H. Collings in uniform were both in possession of Lord Wraxall in 1930.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Mar 1885 - Tyntesfield, Wraxall, Somerset Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 12 Apr 1885 - Wraxall, Somerset Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 16; Relation to Head of House: Boarder - 1901 - Eton, Buckinghamshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsArrival - 12 Apr 1913 - Key West, Monroe, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsArrival - 31 Oct 1913 - New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeparture - - Habana, Ciego de Avila, Cuba Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeparture - - Liverpool, Lancashire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Feb 1915 - Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Ypres, West Flanders, Belgium Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    EUSTACE LYLE GIBBS (1885-1915) by Sir William Blake Richmond RA (1842-1921), 1890, portrait at Tyntesfield, Somerset
    EUSTACE LYLE GIBBS (1885-1915) by Sir William Blake Richmond RA (1842-1921), 1890, portrait at Tyntesfield, Somerset
    Captain Eustace Lyle Gibbs (1885 - 1915) by Albert Henry Collings (London 1858 -1947)
    Captain Eustace Lyle Gibbs (1885 - 1915) by Albert Henry Collings (London 1858 -1947)
    Oil painting on canvas, Captain Eustace Lyle Gibbs (1885 - 1915) by Albert Henry Collings (London 1858 -1947), 1916.A framed oval bust-length portrait, in the uniform of the North Somerset Yeomanry, against a dark background in an oval gilt mount set in an ornate gilt frame.
    Eustace Lyle Gibbs
    Eustace Lyle Gibbs
    7 Gibbs Brothers and Cousins in North Somerset Yeomanry
    7 Gibbs Brothers and Cousins in North Somerset Yeomanry
    Left to right: Lionel, Guy, Hughie, George (later Lord Wraxall), Eustace, Ralph, Rev.Jack

    Documents
    1901 England Census - Captain Eustace Lyle Gibbs-1.jpeg
    1901 England Census - Captain Eustace Lyle Gibbs-1.jpeg
    1891 England Census - Captain Eustace Lyle Gibbs-1.jpeg
    1891 England Census - Captain Eustace Lyle Gibbs-1.jpeg
    Somerset, England, Church of England Baptisms, 1813-1914 - Eustace Lyle Gibbs.jpeg
    Somerset, England, Church of England Baptisms, 1813-1914 - Eustace Lyle Gibbs.jpeg

    Headstones
    The Grave of Captain Eustace Lyle Gibbs
    The Grave of Captain Eustace Lyle Gibbs
    In the Town Cemetery at Ypres, Belgium