• Adam Henry McKibbin

Army / Flying Corps
  • 4th Australian Machine Gun Company
    Unknown
  • Lance Corporal

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  • General Service Medal 1918–1962
  • Birth

    Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

  • Enlistment - WW1

    Perth, WA, Australia

  • Messines Ridge

    Saturday, 7 July 1917

Stories and comments
    • Adam Henry McKibbin
    • Posted by Mapping our Anzacs story, Monday, 2 June 2014

    Adam’s birth certificate Lance Corporal Adam Henry McKibbin 4th Australian Machine Gun Co. no. 250. Adams specimen signature from his enlistment form. While on service Adam’s father Adam Snr, died. Adam Henry McKibbin Snr. Born Pakenham Canada,4th July 1825, died Lyndhurst, Victoria, September 1918. Adam returned home in 1919, & married my Grandmother, Marjorie Haywood, (1897-1984) in 1923. Mable Marjorie Maine Haywood 28th October 1913 aged 16. Marjorie & Adam’s wedding. Marjorie & Adam’s wedding certificate. Adam and Marjorie, had four children. Adam, Ian, Betty & Majrorie McKibbin  with Pat on her knee, 1928. Betty, Adam, Pat, Joan, Ian, Marjorie McKibbin, 1947. Adam worked as health inspector for a group of shires centred around Lillydale, Victoria from 5th March 1928 till 21st September 1951. Adam third from the right, front row. Adam & Betty Mckibbin, with Health Inspectors car, 1928. Acknowledgment of Adam’s resignation from the position of Health Inspector. Betty served in the Australian Woman’s Land during the Second World War. Betty McKibbin on the far right. Adam, Betty Laurie (nee McKibbin), Godfrey Laurie, Marjorie McKibbin, 1956, at 62 Banks St. Yarralumla, A.C.T. Adam died on 31st July 1961. Except for the specimen signature and the Health Inspectors group photo, all where scanned by me from the original photos or documents, which I came into possession after the death of my mother Betty Laurie. Note: Adams specimen signature from his enlistment form and the signature on the marriage certificate. My family donated letters, that Adam wrote home, to the Australian War Memorial. These have been quoted on the Australian War Memorial website. Ian Laurie Details for  

    Adam Henry McKibbin