Private John Gibb

Private John Gibb, 10th Battalion, Cameronians. He died in Belgium in the 32nd Casualty Clearing Stationh on 9th August 1917, aged 19, of wounds suffered in action during the Battle of Third Ypres. He was the son of Edward and Euphemia of Darnick Melrose and is buried in Brandhoek New Military Cemetery, Flanders, Belgium. He had been with the 1st/4th Kings Own Scottish Borderers and had been wounded at Gallipoli on 12th July 1915 during the “Charge” on the Turkish trenches at Achi Baba Nullah. Upon recovery he had been transferred to the 10th Cameronians.

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