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Gibson, Henry[/size]

Henry Gibson was the eldest of the six sons of Dr and Mrs gibson, of Somerset House, Morley, and Ayr, N.B., five of whom were on active service during the war. After leaving school he entered a banking business, and when war broke out held the position of cashier in Messrs. Cooke & Sons' Bank, London. He was actually training with the 1st Battalion of the London Scottish, 14th Battalion County of London Regiment, on the 4th August 1914, and continued his training till his Battalion was sent to France in October. In the disastrous advance against Messines on the 31st October he was among the many reported "missing," and afterwards presumed to have been killed on that date.

Gibson, James McLintock

James McLintock Gibson was the third son of Dr. and Mrs, Gibson, of Somerset House, Morley, and Ayr, N.B. After leaving school he entered the service of the Liverpool and London and Globe Insurance Company, and was employed at their Leeds Branch.

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Edwin A Carlton was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Carlton, of Inglewood, Roundhay.

Soon after the outbreak of war he joined the Leeds University O.T.C. from which he transferred to the London Scottish 1/14th County of London Regiment. After completing his training he joined his Battalion in France, and was one fo the many brave Yorkshire lads who fell at the opening of hte great battle of the Somme, 1st July 1916.


Leeds' Boys Modern School

Fallen on the Field of Honour 1914-1918

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