Born 12 November 1894.
The second son of Richard Tibbo of 7 Lime Street, St Johns, Newfoundland, Labourer by his wife Mary Ann daughter of Richard Roach.
James was educated at St Patricks Hall and Holy Cross Christian Brothers’ Schools.
A seaman, James joined the Newfoundland Regiment, 13 January 1915.
James left for England 20 March 1915. He went to the Dardanelles and was killed in action there, 1 December 1915, while assisting a stretcher bearer remove the wounded.
James is buried in Azmak Cemetery Suvla, Gallipoli, Çanakkale, Turkey.
Pte James Joseph Tibbo, D Coy 1st Bn, Royal Newfoundland Regt.
1 December 1915
Ancestry : De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour, Find A Grave Website, Heritage Newfoundland and Labrador.