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Regimental number1943
Place of birthDurham, England
SchoolSt Cuthberts Roman Catholic School, Durham, England
Age on arrival in Australia40
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressGPO, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinMrs E Gibney, 82 Cleveland Street, South Shields, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 08-9 August 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli
Date of death8 August 1915
Age at death42
Place of burialNo Known Grave
Commemoration detailsJohnston's Jolly (Special Memorial 23), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Sister: Elizabeth GIBNEY, 82 Cleveland Street, South Shields, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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