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SHARNBROOK - GIBBARD MEMORIALS

Compiled and copyright © 2001 Martin Edwards

The two memorials can be found on the interior walls of St Peter's church.

Leonard GIBBARD, son of John and Mary GIBBARD was wounded 19th August 1845 while engaged at Malloodoo River on the island of Borneo while attaching attacking pirates who had been terroising the adjacent coastline.

The tablet was erected by the Commander and Officers of HMS Wolverine as a regard for his gallantry on the occasion and their regret at his loss, aged 26.

Lieutenant Colonel Harry Lee GIBBARD of the Royal (late Bombay) Horse Artillery, son of John and Mary GIBBARD of Sharnbrook, died in Paris 17th May 1863 wiole returning to England after distinguished service with his Regiment in Persia and India. He was 38 years old.

The tablet was erected by his brother officers.

27 August 2001

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