|Place of birth||Portarlington, Victoria|
|School||Portarlington State School, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Father, Albert Giblett, Trafalgar, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||23rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/40/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||59th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Fromelles, France|
|Age at death||23|
|Age at death from cemetery records||23|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 16), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Albert and Elizabeth GIBLETT, Trafalgar East, Victoria|
|Family/military connections||Cousins: 324 Pte John Norman ALLEN, 22nd Bn, killed in action, 5 August 1916; 3458 Pte Ralph Sinclair ALLEN, 58th Bn, killed in action, 23 July 1916; 5683 Pte Frank Thompson GIBLETT, 8th Bn, killed in action, 14 April 1918.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength, 59th Bn, Duntroon Plateau, 20 April 1916.
Admitted to 15th Field Ambulance, Ferry Post, 19 May 1916 (pyrexia, unknown origin); discharged to unit, 20 May 1916 (scabies).Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Posted missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 29 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Handwritten note on Form B103: 'Presume Buried in No Man's Land approx 5J90 43 to 5K02.5.1 Sheet Hazebrouck 5A'.
Statement, Red Cross File No 1160101, 2805 Pte L.E. TATTERSON, D Company, 59th Bn (patient, Harborne Hall VAD Hospital, Birmingham, England), 10 February 1917: 'Cecil Giblett of my D. Coy was killed going over the top at Fromelles 19th July/16. I cannot give better confirmation. There is no doubt about it. We were engaged in an advance attack in the evening, when the whole of our line was badly cut up.'Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, GIBLETT Cecil Woods
Red Cross file 1160101