1895 Mar 20. Born Linlithgow, Linlithgowshire, Scotland. Son of Alexander and Margaret. His father was a foreman tanner.
1901 census at 6 Raeberry St, Linlithgow
|Thomasina J Gibson||10|
|James F Gibson||10|
1915 Jun 14 Lands in Balkans.
1918 Jun 15. The undermentioned Cadets to be temp. 2nd Lts., Gen. List, for service with Ind. Army Res. of Off. (on prob.). Peter Richie Gibson.
1918 Sep 11.The KING has approved the admission of the following officers to the Indian Army Reserve of Officers on completion of their periods of probation. To be 2nd Lt Peter Ritchie Gibson, Gen. List, but to rank from 15th June 1918
1919 Mar 20 Lt PR Gibson restored to the establishment. Scottish Rifles
1920 Aug 31. Joined ADRIC with service no 446 Posted to K Coy
1920 Dec 1. Discharged medically unfit from ADRIC
1921 Apr 12. Cameronians, 7th Bat. To be temp. Lts.: Peter Ritchie Gibson
1922 Aug 2.Lieut. P. R. Gibson, late I.A.R.O., relinquishes the rank of Lieut, which he was permitted to retain in the Lon. Gaz. dated 19th Sept. 1922, on enlistment in the ranks, with effect from 2nd Aug. 1922
1933 Oct 14. Arrives in UK from Hong Kong. He is a soldier, but not an officer. Heading for Hythe Small Arms School.
1945 Jan 21. Died in Scotland