Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Gibson, Finlay: parasol maker and soldier
This slip of paper gives a neat summary of Finlay Gibson's career, with personal description and showing his occupation as parasol maker. On discharge, 1 June 1880, he gives his intended place of residence as Stevenston, Ayrshire. He was attested at the age of 18, 15th Hussars, at Westminster, 7 April 1859. When he left the Army he was nearly 40.