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Gibson, James Dick, Toronto, Ontario, originally of Argyleshire, Scotland. Occupation: merchant. Military Service: Pte., Reg. No. 487309, 5th University Co., PPCLI, Attestation Papers. Possible Diary Reference: “Gibson, [C. J. D.] McGahey and myself appointed to rations guard at Neuville St. Vaast,” 4:8 Nov ’16. According to Hodder-Williams, 183, Pte. J. D. Gibson joined the PPCLI in the field on 9 June 1916 and was killed at Vimy Ridge on 9 April 1917.
See also Gibson, John #475860 and Gibson, Ralph #487442 as other possibilities.
Date of Death: 9 April 1917. See casualty details, Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Memorialised at the Vimy Memorial, Vimy, Pas de Calais, France.