William Arthur Gibbs (1865-1877) was a schoolboy at Christ's Hospital school in Sussex, England, who committed suicide on 4 May 1877. This caused an outcry and the government subsequently held an official inquiry.
^George A. T. Allan, Jack Eric Morpurgo (1984), Christ's Hospital, Town & County, p. 70, ISBN9780863640056, "The immediate cause was the suicide, on 4th May 1877 of a 12 years old Blue. William Gibbs. The outcry that followed forced the Home Secretary to set up a Commission of Inquiry ..."
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