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Alfred John GIBBINGS

Regimental number3142
Place of birthChulmleigh, Devon, England
SchoolBoard School, england
Age on arrival in Australia15
ReligionChurch of England
AddressDevon Dairy, Oxley, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Gibbings, Devon Dairy, Oxley, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 11 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot IX, Row D, Grave No. 10), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary GIBBINGS, Wongon, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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