Gibbs Family Tree

Lieut. Noel Martin Gibbs

Lieut. Noel Martin Gibbs

Male 1884 - 1916  (31 years)

Personal Information    |    Media    |    Notes    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Noel Martin Gibbs 
    Title Lieut. 
    Born 25 Dec 1884  Barrow Gurney, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 20 Mar 1916  Kahe, German East Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Killed in action in the Great War
    Buried Moschi, Tanzania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2380  Gibbs Family Tree
    Last Modified 12 Apr 2020 

    Father Henry Martin Gibbs, High Sheriff, Somerset,   b. 30 May 1850, Paddington, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1928, Barrow Gurney, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Emily Anna Otter,   b. 6 Mar 1854, Cowfold, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1928, Fyfield, Berkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 22 Jun 1883  Lindfield, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F798  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Baptised 1 January 1885 at Barrow Gurney. Educated at Eton College 1898-9 (Miss Evans' house)' Radley College 1899-1902.

      Died unmarried, being killed in the Great War on the the bank of the river Ruhu near Kahe in German East Africa and was buried next day near Kahe Ry. Station, and re-buried after the War in the cemetery at Moschi in that country.

      Memorial Inscriptions in Barrow Gurney Churchyard, Barrow Court chapel. Eton College War Memorial and Muthaiga War Memorial in British East Africa. Will proved in East Africa.

      2nd Lieut. 4th Bn. (Militia Bn.), The Prince Albert's Somerset Light Infantry, Sep. 1902; Lieut., October 1903. Resigned April 1908. Went to British East Africa first in 1906; farmed there (successively at N. Tabibbi, Naivasha, and Nakuru) till his death. In the Great War enlisted in the East African Mounted Rifles, September 1914, and was in operations near Kisi on Lake Victoria and near Mt. Kilimanjaro, in German E. Africa. Recommended for a commission. 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Allies' (Victory) Medal—issued to his father.

      Portraits: by F. Crawley-Boevey (1894); by Ogilvie; and a min.; all three last in possession of Martin Antony Gibbs.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Dec 1884 - Barrow Gurney, Somerset Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Mar 1916 - Kahe, German East Africa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Moschi, Tanzania Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Noel Martin Gibbs
    Noel Martin Gibbs

    Histories
    Noel_Martin_Gibbs_WarGrave.pdf
    Noel_Martin_Gibbs_WarGrave.pdf