Gibbins, Norman (Captain, b.1878 - d.1916)

Accession Number PR02053
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement Extent: 3.5 cm; Wallet/s: 2
Object type Album, Newspaper cutting, Letters
Maker Gibbins, Norman
Place made France
Date made 1915-1916
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition

Papers of Captain Norman Gibbins who served in the 55th Battalion during the First World War. Gibbins was killed in France on 20 July 1916. Collection consists of a photograph album containing black and white photographs of Gibbins and other soldiers of the 55th Battalion in Tel el Kebir in 1915. Written in the front cover is a short list of some of the men who served in the Battalion. Correspondence includes letters of condolence sent to Norman's sister, Violet Gibbins, from the Governor-General's officer and other soldiers in his battalion, August 1916. A newsclipping referring to Gibbins by Charles Bean is also included.