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Regimental number850
Place of birthWaimate, Canterbury, New Zealand
Place of birthAuckland, New Zealand
SchoolNormal School, Brisbane, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAssistant surveyor
AddressLambert Street, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Edward Harvey Gibbon, Lambert Street, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date1 February 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/16/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1916
Place of death or woundingRomani, Sinai, Egypt
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialNo Known Grave
Commemoration detailsJerusalem Memorial, Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Alice GIBBON, King Street, Shaftston Avenue, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, Queensland. Native of Waimate, Canterbury, New Zealand
Family/military connectionsNil

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