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Henry James GIBB

Regimental number6733
Place of birthMarylands near Penshurst, Victoria
SchoolYoung Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressArcadia, 207 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs A A M Gibb, 207 Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in British South African Forces
Enlistment date31 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Port Napier on 17 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1918
Place of death or woundingAubigny near Villers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death63
Age at death from cemetery records45
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XI, Row D, Grave No. I), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Isabel GIBB, 'Wahroonga', 184 Cavendish Street, Stanmore, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsLt C. Chauncy, killed; Lt D. Dawson, killed; B.F. Ball, killed; and others.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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