Peter Ritchie Gibson, Indian Army

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

Alexander Gibson 50
Margaret Gibson 49
Elizabeth Gibson 19
William Gibson 17
Thomasina J Gibson 10
Margaret Gibson 12
James F Gibson 10
Alexander Gibson 7
Peter Gibson 6
Janet Gibson 6

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

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