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Gibson, John A., Morden, Manitoba, Class of ’18 (B.S.A.). Military Service, Private, Reg. No. 151067, 222nd Overseas Bn.; trans 106th Winnipeg Light Infantry. Attestation Papers not found. Diary References: “Later, officers were elected for the orchestra … [J. A.] Gibson and [R. M.] Billington on the committee,” 1:19 Mar ‘15; “Received a letter from home last night, also a joint one from [H. E.] Wood and [John A.] Gibson,” 2:11 Dec ’15; “Answered Wood and Gibson’s letter,” 2:12 Dec ’15; “Tonight wrote home, to Jean [Irving], to J. A. Gibson, and … , “3: 27 Aug ’16.
Additional Biographical Information:
University of Manitoba, Archives and Special Collections,Managra, v. XI, No. 1 (Nov 1917), 8.
J. A. Gibson. With all kind thoughts and best wishes for a merry Christmas and a happy New Year to friends at the M.A.C.
From J. A. Gibson, No. 151067, Wireless Section, 44th Wing, R.F.C., North Toronto, Ontario.
University of Manitoba, Archives and Special Collections,Managra, v. XI, No. 3, Jan 1918, p. 38.
Enlisted 14-10-17; 2/A.M. 44th Wing Wireless Section; 1/A.M.; Service in Canada; Discharged Camp Borden, Ont. 18-12-18.
University of Manitoba, Roll of Honour 1914-1918 (Winnipeg: University of Manitoba, 1923), 64. (Plate IX)