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William Charles GIBBS

Regimental number6128
Place of birthHindmarsh, South Australia
SchoolPrince Alfred College, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressGlenelg, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Gibbs, No 8 Vine Street, Prospect, South Australia
Enlistment date26 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 August 1918
Place of death or woundingHarbonnieres, France
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialRosieres Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
59
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Julia GIBBS; husband of Elsie GIBBSA, 8 Vine Street, Prospect, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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