Francis George Bibbings, York & Lancaster Regt

1896 Jun 11. Born Devon

1901 census at 6, Hamoaze Terrace, Devonport

1911 census at 82 Wake Road Sheffield

1914 Aug 12 enlisted

1915 Oct 18 Landed in France

1918 Apr 30 commissioned 2nd Lt

1918 Apr/Jun married in Sheffield to Gladys V Clark

1918 Nov 29 .Railway Traffic Officer (Cl HH) And to be temp: Lts. whilst so empld.: Temp. 2nd Lt. F. G. Bibbings, Serv.Bn.. York & Lanc. R.

1920 Aug 17 Joined ADRIC with service no. 295

1920 Oct 1 Posted to A Coy

1920 Nov 9 to 6 Dec on Leave

1921 Feb 8 Posted to O Coy

1921 Feb 26 Posted to Depot

1921 Aug 18 to 29 Sep on Leave

1921 Nov 17 to Nov 21. Employed on Special Duty in England

1921 Dec 1. Posted to A Coy

1921 Dec 31. Posted to Depot

1922 Jan 14 Discharged at demobilisation of ADRIC

1929 He stands as a Conservative in Penistone Constituency in Yorkshire and loses - 17,000 to 10,000 to Labour.

1931 Divorce Court File: 9798. Appellant: Francis George Bibbings. Respondent: Gladys Violet Bibbings. Co-respondent: John Marshall Hawkshaw. Type: Husband's petition for divorce.

1936 Feb 21. Catholic Herald reports " Details for the amalgamation of the Yorkshire area of A.R.O. and the Yorkshire Stage Carriage Operators Association have now been settled. As the Y.S.C.O.A. has agreed to sink its identity in A.R.O.. the latter will, it is stated, acquire about 2,000 new members. Not long ago, Yorkshire Motor Coach Owners, Ltd., threw in its lot with the national organization. According to figures which have been quoted, 'the latest merger brings the total A.R.O. membership in Yorkshire to about 3,000. Mr. F. G. Bibbings, general secretary of Y.S.C.O.A., has been appointed chief executive officer for A.R.O. Yorkshire area. ...The old A.R.O. offices in East Parade, Leeds, will probably be closed, and the staffs of the merged organizations will be concentrated at the Y.S.C.O.A. offices at 62. Basin ghall Street, Leeds.

1939 Living at 61 Broadgate Lane , Horsforth U.D., Yorkshire with wife Lilian. He is a Sec & Political Independent Propagandist

1940 Feb 20. Royal Engineers. TRANSPORTATION . Lt. Francis George BIBBINGS (118504), late Y. & L.R., to be Lt.,

Lieutenant F. G.Bibbings. RE, No.:118504 POW at Camp No.:383. PoW No.:546 at Hohen Fels Captured at Dunkirk

1950 Election Capt F G Bibbings fights a Shropshire seat as a Conservative

Capt. F. G. Bibbings is chief public relations officer of the Road Haulage Association. He has served on the Yorkshire Conciliation Board of the road transport industry and the joint industrial board for municipal employees. He has also had local government experience. In the first world war he was commissioned from the ranks, and in the second was captured at Dunkirk while serving with the Royal Engineers

1978 Oct/Dec Died Leeds