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Ernest Albert GIBBS

Regimental number156
Place of birthLaytonstone ENGLAND
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
Address90 Bayswater Road, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFriend, Kathleen Carroll, 'Ruperra', 79 Darling Point Road, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 1 Squadron, A Flight
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/4/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 16 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement No. 30169 (6 July 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 174 (11 October 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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