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Alexander GIBSON

Regimental number2340
Place of birthNew South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressKnorrit Flat, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinBrother, George Augustus Gibson, Knorrit Flat, Upper Manning River, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A56 Palermo on 18 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Imperial Camel Corps
FateKilled in Action 19 April 1917
Place of death or woundingGaza, Palestine
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialNo Known Grave
Commemoration detailsJerusalem Memorial, Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
10
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Kate GIBSON, Knorrit Flat, New South Wales. Native of Cooplacurripa Station
Family/military connectionsR.H. Gibson no. 2313, wounded; W.T. Gibson no. 5097.

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