PERSONAL DETAILSAlfred GIBBS
Birth date and placec.1827 Wellow, Bath, Somerset, England.
Baptism date and place24 Feb 1828 St Julian Church, Wellow, Somerset, England.
Civil Census ResidencesWellow, Bath Somerset (1841).
Woolwich, Greenwich, Kent, England (1851).
Occupations pre-WALabourer.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 9¼ ins. Complexion: fresh. Eyes: hazel. Hair: dark brown.
Marriage date and placeSingle.
SpouseNone.
ChildrenNone.
Death date and place25 Jun 1887 Echuca Hospital, Victoria, Australia.
Cause of Death: Bronchitis and apoplexy.
Burial date and place26 Jun 1887 Echuca Hospital Cemetery, Victoria,
Presbyterian Section FR12-G12 (as Alfred George Gibbs).
Will and ProbateNone.
Death Notices and ObituariesRiverine Herald 27 Jun 1887.
ARMED FORCES
Regiment(s)Royal Horse Artillery.
Regiment No. and Rank#1133 Gunner & Driver.
Attestation date and place24 Aug 1848 Bath, Somerset.
Service/CampaignsWith the Expedition to the East (Crimea?) 6 months.
Bombay, India 3 years 6 months.
Musters
PromotionsNone.
Medals, Clasps and BadgesNo record of Crimean War medals – to be investigated further.
Indian Mutiny Medal.
Two Good Conduct Badges.
Casualty/MedicalIn July 1858 when stationed at Poona at a Field day on making an effort of strength he became ruptured on the right side.
In June 1860 at ? in marching order with his Battery and jumping off a wagon he felt a sudden severe pain of the left groin, which was also from a rupture. Not aggravated by vice or intemperance. Disability caused by accidents on duty.
Unfit for service and likely to be permanently disqualified for military duty.
Regimental Courts MartialNone.
Once entered in the Regimental Defaulters Book and punished summarily.
District Courts MartialNone.
General Courts MartialNone.
Discharge date and place16 Jul 1861 Woolwich.
Length of Service12 years 326 days.
Chelsea Pension ReferenceWO97/1323/268.
Post Discharge ResidenceNot stated.
Post Discharge Pension DistrictBath (1861). Woolwich (1865). Adelaide (1869). Melbourne (1870).
Pension Amount8d. per diem for three years.
8d. per diem for a further year (1864).
8d. per diem made permanent (Sep 1865).
ARRIVAL AND LIFE IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ShipBelgravia. 
Departure and Arrival07 Apr 1866 Portland; 04 Jul 1866 Fremantle.
Status/OccupationEnrolled Pensioner Force.
Land Grant/PurchaseNone in Western Australia.
SubscriptionsNone.
Misc. Newspaper ArticlesPerth Gazette 29 Jan 1869.
Ship
Departure from WA
Eliza Blanche
23 Jan 1869 Fremantle to Adelaide.