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Wilfrid Wanostrocht GIBLIN

Date of birth12 May 1872
Address142 Macquarie Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinWife, Mrs Muriel S Giblin, 142 Macquarie Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date3 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant-Colonel
Unit name1st Australian Clearing Hospital
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/102/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAS A55 Kyarra on 5 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollColonel
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps

Lieutenant Colonel

Unit: Asst Dir MED Services (London)
Promotion date: 2 October 1914

Temporary COL

Promotion date: 1 December 1915

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and gazetted, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29251 (5 August 1915); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No. 133 (28 October 1915).

FateReturned to Australia 13 February 1917
Miscellaneous detailsFirst given name entered on Embarkation Roll as Wilfred.

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