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Frank GIBBS

Regimental number5823
Place of birthBalaclava, Victoria
SchoolBalaclava State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCarrier
Address22 Edsall Street, Malvern Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs Isabella Gibbs, 26 Saunders Street, Coburg, Victoria
Enlistment date8 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death32.4
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialPerth Cemetery (China Wall), (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 29), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
101
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Soloman and Henrietta GIBBS; husband of Isabella GIBBS, 26 Saunders Street, Coburg, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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