Friends of the Somme - Mid Ulster Branch  
20152   Private Frederick James Gibson
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 28/05/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Frederick James Gibson was the son of William and Martha Gibson. Frederick was born about 1896 in Fermanagh. The 1901 census records 5 year old Fred Jas Gibson living with Srahenny Ballycassidy, Fermanagh. Fredís father William was a coachman. By 1911 the family had moved again. Fred was still living with the family, now Derrykintone, Caledon, Tyrone. Fred was now a 15 year old shop assistant. Private Frederick James Gibson was with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action at the Somme on 1st July 1916, age 21.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  Thiepval, Somme
Grave Ref: Face 4D-5B
CWGC Casualty 748239
The Thiepval Memorial will be found on the D73, next to the village of Thiepval, off the main Bapaume to Albert road (D929). Each year a major ceremony is held at the memorial on 1 July.
Local Memorial Details

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1 Dungannon War Memorial - Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers - WWI - Panel 1 Dungannon
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Gibson family Lists Fred Jas as age 5 at house Srahenny, Ballycassidy, Fermanagh
2 1911 Census lists Gibson family Lists Fred T as age 15, a shop assistant, at house 6 in Derrykintone, Caledon, Tyrone
3 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
4 'The Irish On The Sommeí Mention of Fred Gibson of Caledon
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2020