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Robert Ernest GIBBS

Regimental number21346
Place of birthMaryborough Queensland: POE Brisbane Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMuan, Gayndah Line, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, T Gibbs, Muan, Gayndah Line, Queensland
Enlistment date21 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name9th Field Artillery Brigade, Brigade Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36A/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 10 August 1917
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialKandahar Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 6), Neuve-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and N. GIBBS, Gayndah, Queensland. Native of Maryborough, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2174 Pte Edward GIBBS, 49th Bn, killed in action, 19 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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