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28157   Private James Gibson
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 1st Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 18/05/1917 (Killed in Action)
Age: 20
Summary      
James Gibson was born in the parish of Derryloran, Cookstown. On enlistment he named his brother, Henry, as next of kin, which would indicate that both parents were dead. James enlisted in Hamilton while he was living and working in Scotland. He joined the 1st Battalion Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. James was killed in action on 18th May 1917. He was twenty years of age.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Arras Memorial
  Arras, Pas-de-Calais
Grave Ref: Bay 6
CWGC Casualty 1558314
Summary      
The Arras Memorial is in the Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery, which is in the Boulevard du General de Gaulle in the western part of the town of Arras. The cemetery is near the Citadel, approximately 2 kms due west of the railway station.
Local Institute / Local Book Details

No Name Page
1 Cookstown War Dead Book WW1 201
References and Links
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1 Dungannon War Dead Also listed on Dungannon War Dead