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John Harbinger GIBBS

Regimental number1951
Place of birthSale, Gippsland, Victoria
SchoolCaulfield Grammar School, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Dr R A Gibbs, Glenora, Colac PO, Victoria
Enlistment date1 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll154
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAdministrative Headquarters
FateReturned to Australia 16 July 1917
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialColac Cemetery (Portion Church of England, Section I, North East Corner), Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Dr. Richard GIBBS
Family/military connectionsFather: Major R.H. GIBBS, accidentally killed 13 July 1919; brother: Lt Richard Horace Maconochie GIBBS MC, 6th Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916.
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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