Gunner Ernest Gibbons, 1410359, 20th Bty. Royal Garrison Artillery (prev 44062)

1895 Born at Bitton, Glocs

1901 census living at Factory Road, Kingswood (Gloucs)

1911 census Living at 2 Mountain Row Blaenllechau

1914 Sep 2. Enlisted in Royal Artillery. He was a Miner aged 19 years 11 mnths, born Bristol

1921 Jun 6 Died age 25

The inquiry casts little light on the affair, There is a possibility that Gibbons was Intelligence. He appears to have been the man that the IRA were looking for. It is odd that the other soldier in the pub with him was not called to give evidence

 

British Soldiers died in Ireland