Gibson, 5101 (DCM)
|Rank:||Sergeant (Acting Company Sergeant Major)|
|Other details:||6th Border Regiment|
|Date published:||16 November 1915|
|Citation:||“For conspicuous gallantry and ability on the 9th August 1915, at Suvla Bay (Dradanelles), when he showed great power of command and leadership at a very critical moment in rallying and bringing forward to the assistance of the company a mixed body of men who had lost their officers. Later in the day Serjeant Gibson, on his own initiative, advanced beyond our lines under heavy fire to bandage and give water to wounded men. He showed a fine example of bravery and devotion to duty.”|
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