Henry attested into the 2nd Lowland Divisional Field Ambulance on 8th May 1915. He was 21 years and 6 month old; was employed as a Sugar Boiler; and was living at 65 Dumbarton Road, Glasgow at the time. He was embodied into the 3/2nd Lowland Field Ambulance on 8th June 1915, then on 30th July he embarked on the Royal Edward at Davenport, Devonshire as part as part of a draft for the 1/2nd Lowland Field Ambulance. The ship was sunk by a German submarine but Henry survived. He eventually joined the 1/3rd Lowland Field Ambulance as a reinforcement and was taken on strength at Gallipoli. On 21st January 1916 he disembarked at Alexandria. He spent a short time in hospital in July 1916. On 8th February 1917 it was reported that he had been transferred to the 1/2nd Field Ambulance, and on 10th April 1918, he embarked on H.M.S. ‘Caledonia’ and headed for France, disembarking at Marseilles on 17th. On 8th May 1918 he was wounded in action but returned to duty the next day. *About 4.00 a.m. on 27th May 1918 the enemy started to shell St Eloi, with the first shell landing on one of the huts occupied by the personnel of this unit. This incident resulted in 10 O/Rs being slightly wounded, 6 O/Rs being severely wounded, 10 O/Rs were instantaneously killed, and 5 O/Rs died from wounds. (*Taken from Unit war diary, kindly provided by Sam Biles) Henry was one of the 10 instantaneously killed. He was the son of Guy and Carrie Hadfield Gibson, Glasgow.