Richard Horace Maconchie "Dick" Gibbs was an Australiaer who played with Melbourne University.
He was educated at Caulfield Grammar School and at the University of Melbourne.
He enlisted during World War I -- at the time he was a third-year medical student at Melbourne University -- and was killed in his first clash with the enemy. He was posthumously awarded the Military Cross for leading his troops over a Parapet, despite heavy German gunfire.
- Holmesby, Russel & Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers. 7th ed. Melbourne: Bas Publishing.
- Main, J. & Allen, D., "Gibbs, Richard MC", pp.71-72 in Main, J. & Allen, D., Fallen — The Ultimate Heroes: Footballers Who Never Returned From War, Crown Content, (Melbourne), 2002.
- Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour: Richard Horace Maconchie Gibbs MC
- Military Cross Awards, The Argus, (Friday 29 September 1916), p.14, col.C