Private Henry Walker Gibson

Service number 1932A, 1932
Birth Date 1899-04
Birth Place Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Surrey Hills
Death Date 1916-08-04
Death Place France
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
Unit 18th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • First World War, 1914-1918
  • First World War, 1914-1918

Private Henry Walker Gibson (1932, 19th Battalion) was born in Surrey Hills, NSW, in 1899. He enlisted in June 1915 and served at Gallipoli before being sent to the Western Front. Henry was killed in action on 4 August 1916 during the battle of Pozieres. He was buried at the time on the battlefield, but his grave could not be located after the war, so Henry is commemorated on the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, France. He was 17 years and 4 months of age.



Date of birth 1899-04
Date of enlistment 01 June 1915
Date of embarkation 09 August 1915
Date of death 04 August 1916
Date of fate 04 August 1916