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Old Boys who gave the ultimate sacrifice in the Great War.

Lieutenant Franklin Reginald Gibson ’10

Died: September 20, 1918

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Lieut. F. R. Gibson, son of Mrs. C. J. Gibson, 55 Highland Ave., was at U.C.C. from 1906-1910. He had completed his 2nd year S.P.S. when, in 1915 he took a commission in the Royal Grenadiers, afterwards transferring to the Mechanical Transport Section and went overseas in Jan., 1916. After serving in France and Belgium, he transferred to the R.G.A. and was sent to Italy in Jan., 1918. While there he contracted dysentery, was sent to England convalescent and died four days after his arrival; he was in his 25th year.

College Times (Summer 1918) pg. 21

More information about Lieutenant Franklin Reginald Gibson ’10 can be found at:

Upper Canada College Roll of Service 1914-1919

Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Canadian Great War Project

Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Lives of the First World War

Find A Grave

University of Toronto Schools – Discover UTS

University of Toronto Roll of Service, 1914-1918

University of Toronto Monthly