Private William John Clibbon

Rank or Title

Date of Birth


Date of Death

10 Jul 1916

War time / or Pre War occupation

Foundry labourer

Service Number


Place of Birth

United Kingdom

World War I Address

Adelaide Terrace
United Kingdom

Place of Death


Grave Location


War Memorial Location

Soldier or Civilian

  • Soldier
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Pte William John Clibbon, 12521, 6th Battalion Bedfordshire Regiment, was killed in action on the Somme on July 10th, 1916. An older brother, Sgt Joseph Clibbon, 5832, 2nd Bedfords, had died of battlefield wounds on February 20th, 1915 (Merville Communal Cemetery).

Born in Luton in 1887, Pte Clibbon, a foundry labourer before enlisting, was a son of James and Eliza Clibbon, who in 1911 were living in Adelaide Terrace, Luton. Both brothers are commemorated on the Luton Roll of Honour.


Individual Location

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Author: Deejaya

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