The Soldier's Details

Surname:
Gibson
First Name:
Lionel Stephen
Rank:
Private
Regimental #:
WX17974
Company:
‘E’ Company, Special Reserve Battalion
Enlisted:
10.12.1941
DOB:
27.10.1922
Place of Birth:
Bunbury, Western Australia
Father's Name:
Clarence Gibson
Mothers's Name:
May Gibson
Religion:
Church of England
Pre-war Occupation:
Farmhand
Memorial:
Epitaph, Singapore Memorial, Column 136, Age 19.
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action Age 19
Place of Death:
South‐West Bukit Timah
Date of Death:
11.02.1942

General Description

This re-inforcement soldier Lionel Stephen Gibson, aged 19 years had been in the army exactly 9 weeks from the time of his enlistment to his death at S-W Bukit Timah.

 

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