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Alexander GIBSON

Regimental number12897
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationTextile worker
AddressBerry Street, Mascot, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Mr Gibson, 'Blague Villa', Berry Street, Mascot, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service23tf Infantry
Enlistment date20 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameReinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 29 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6110 Pte William GIBSON, 13th Field Ambulance, returned to Australia, 13 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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