RAMC - Royal Army Medical Corps
  Home » X - Other medical units » Ambulance Flotillas » 30339
Search RAMC Personnel Profiles The RAMC in WarThe RAMC Chain of Evacuation Contact Us
RAMC Units
 Army Medical Services 
 Home Service 
 Ambulance Trains 
 Casualty Clearing Stations 
 Field Ambulances 
 Hospitals 
 Non RAMC personnel attached to British Medical Units 
 RAMC Personnel attached to Colonial/Associated Medical Units
 Regimental Medical Establishments 
 Sanitary Sections 
 Ships - Hospital/Transport 
 Unit not yet known 
 X - Other medical units 
  noktaAmbulance Flotillas
  noktaBase Depots
 Divisional Ambulance Workshops 
 Medical Stores 
 Motor Ambulance Convoys 
  noktaWater Tank Coys
 Y - WW1 Medical Victoria Crosses
 Z - Photographs (Nothing known)
Personnel Search
 
Use keywords to search
by first or last name
RAMC profile of:
William Hallam BIBBY
[Service No:  30339]
 
 


Place or Date
of Birth:
Manchester

Service Number: 30339

TF Number:

Rank: Pte

Unit: No 2 and No 4 Ambulance Flotilla

Attached To:

Enlistment Location: Liverpool, Lancs

Also Served: See below

Outcome: Drowned

Date Died: 10/03/1916
Age Died: 19

Where Buried and/or Commemorated: France - St Venant Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais

Awards:

Gazette Reference:
 


Other Information:

William enlisted on 18th August 1914. He was 19 years old and a clerk by trade. He embarked at Southampton on the 8th July 1915, then disembarking the next day at Rouen, he entered the war in France on 9th July 1915. On 26th July he was posted to the A.D.M.S. at Boulogne, and served in the Rawalpindi General Hospital. On the 3rd September 1915, he was transferred to No 4 Ambulance Flotilla. On the night of the 10th March 1916, William was sent into the town of St Venant to purchase some eggs and vegetables for the patients consumption. About 6.45 p.m. several men heard a cry for help, then a splash, followed by shouting that someone had gone overboard. Looking between the barge and a tug a cap was seen floating in the water. William was pulled out of the water but was unconscious, and although he was treated immediately, he never regained consciousness. On examination there was two marks on his left temple, which indicated that he had hit his head when he fell. He was the son of Dr William Ascroft and Mary Jane Bibby of Joyce Green Hospital Dartford, Kent.


 
 
Back Add Additional Info
 
 ©2007-2018 RAMC: Royal Army Medical Corps WW1 Developed by: Paramount Digital marketing