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Arthur Glassbrough GIBSON

Regimental number2593
Place of birthNewport Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressNorth Williamstown, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, C J Gibson, 108 Dover Road, North Williamstown, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date28 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Makarini on 15 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mentiorious Service Medal

Recommendation date: 10 October 1916

FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919

Meritorious Service Medal

'Sergeant Cook. Has at all times worked untiringly in looking after the comfort of the men. Showed special devotion to duty in arranging for the despatch of meals to men in the front line frequently accompanying the carrying parties under heavy fire until he was wounded. I cannot speak too highly enough of this N.C.O.'s work on all occasions.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103
Date: 29 June 1917

Other detailsMedals: Meritorious Service Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 July 1964
Place of burialWilliamstown Cemetery

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