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Arthur August GABBERT

Regimental number2149
Date of birth5 May 1884
Place of birthAugathella, Queensland
Addressc/o Miss Mary Wilkinson, Eromanga via Thargomindah, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Williams, Free Oakes Selection, Augathella, Queensland
Enlistment date10 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A26 Armadale on 18 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 August 1918
Discharge date7 December 1918
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War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Wounded in action, 4 August 1916 (gun shot wound, right hand).

Wounded in action (second occasion), 6 March 1917 (gun shot wound, left arm, leg).

Wounded in action (third occasion), 4 October 1917 (gun shot wound, left thigh).

Wounded in action (4th Occasion), 10 June 1918 (gun shot wound, arm and thigh: severe).

Commenced return to Australia, 24 August 1918; discharged (wounded), Brisbane, 7 December 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: enlisted, Townsville, Queensland, 5 July 1940; discharged, 3 October 1940, as Q302718, Pte, AIF Depot, Miowera.
SourcesNAA: B884, GABBERT Arthur August

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