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Ernest Edward GIBBS

Regimental number729
Place of birthLongford Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBriagolong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Edward Gibbs, Briagolong, Gippsland, Victoria
Enlistment date7 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 3 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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