100 YEARS AGO

Ayrshire Post - - MEMORY LANE -

On Sun­day morn­ing Mrs David Gib­son, Ford Street, Ca­trine, had a let­ter from her son Pte An­drew Gib­son, H. L. I, in­form­ing her that he had been awarded the Mil­i­tary Medal for good con­duct and gal­lantry in at­tack.

Pte Gib­son is 19 years of age. He joined the Army in April 1915 and has been 18 months on active ser­vice. He is a brother of Lance Cor­po­ral Geo Gib­son, H. L. I. re­ported wounded last week. Ca­trine folks are proud of the gal­lant young sol­dier and con­trat­u­late him on his hon­ourable award.

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