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Thomas GIBBS

Regimental number5097
Place of birthEast Greenwich, London, England
SchoolCreed Place LCC School, East Greenwich, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia31
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
AddressCambridge Street, North Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs H Gibbs, Cambridge Street, North Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll5097A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action --/12/1916
Place of death or woundingLe Transloy, Somme, France
Age at death36
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialGuards' Cemetery (Plot IX, Row C, Grave No. 5), Lesboeufs, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
120
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Saunders and Anne GIBBS; husband of Mrs. H. GIBBS, Cambridge Street, North Adelaide, South Australia. Native of Greenwich, London, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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