Private Joseph Gibson

Private Joseph Gibson, 7th/8th( Service ) Battalion,  Kings Own Scottish Borderers. He was killed in France on 25th December 1916 whilst the Battalion was holding trenches near Albert on the Somme and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Thiepval, France. He had been born in Eyemouth and had enlisted in Edinburgh. Conditions on the Somme after the autumnal rains were atrocious as can be seen from the photographs.

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