Cause of his death was Killed in action.3
Frank was killed in action and, we believe, his body was never recovered. He is mentioned among the list of casualties at Arras Memorial in Arras, France.
• On 2 Apr 1911 he appeared on the census in Colchester Road, Saint Osyth, Essex as a 27-year-old domestic gardener. 2
• He served as a private in the first battalion, Warwickshire regiment. 3
• Their marriage was registered during the quarter ended Dec 1908 at the Tendring registration district, with GRO reference vol 4a, page 1229. 1
1 FreeBMD, "Marriage indices," database(http://www.freebmd.org.uk : accessed 19 May 2012), entry for Frank Gibson and Ellen Elizabeth Peters, volume 4a, page 1229, Dec quarter 1908, Tendring district; citing the General Register Office's England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes.
2 1911 Census of England and Wales, Colchester Road St Osyth Essex, Frank Gibson; digital images(www.findmypast.co.uk/ : accessed 19 May 2012); citing RG 78 PN 538, RG 14 PN 10224, registration district (RD) 197 (Tendring), sub district (SD) 1 (Clacton), enumeration district (ED) 3, schedule number (SN) 33.
3 Ancestry.com British and Irish Military Databases. The Naval and Military Press Ltd. database(http://www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 19 May 2012), Entry for Frank Gibson; Original data: British and Irish Military Databases. The Naval and Military Press Ltd.
4 Commonwealth War Graves Commission, "Casualties in the two World Wars," database (http://www.cwgc.org : accessed 19 May 2012), Entry for Frank Gibson.
5 Graham Hart, Ben Laurie, Camilla von Massenbach and David Mayall, FreeBMD Web Site.
1901 Census of England, St. Osyth, Essex, folio 108, page 7, Arthur PETERS; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 20 Dec 2009); citing PRO RG 13/1694.