|Place of birth||Belfast, Co Antrim, Ireland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||34 Diamond Street, Belfast, Co Antrim, Ireland|
|Age at embarkation||38|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Sarah Gibson, 34 Diamond Street, Belfast, Co Antrim, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Served for 12 years in the Royal Navy (inc. service in the Boxer Rebellion).|
|Place of enlistment||Bairnsdale, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||22nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/39/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||22nd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Gallipoli, Egypt
Embarked Melbourne on HMAT 'Demosthenes', 16 July 1915.
Struck off strength of 3rd Training Bn, Zeitoun, to join 22nd Bn, 19 September 1915; taken on strength of unit, Gallipoli, 29 September 1915.
Taken ill whilst on lines, Gallipoli, 4 December 1915 (rheumatism). Admitted to No 1 Auxiliary Hospital, Heliopolis, 11 December 1915; transferred to 2nd Auxiliary Hospital, 1 February 1916; discharged to duty, 7 February 1916.
Embarked Suez on HT 'Nestor' and commenced return to Australia, 9 February 1916. Discharged on account of being medically unfit for continued service, Melbourne, 12 July 1916 (chronic rheumatism).Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, GIBSON John|