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Andrew Sherwood Douglas GIBSON

Regimental number3917
Place of birthStranraer, Wigtenshire, Scotland
Place of birthStranraer, Wigonshire, Scotland
SchoolState School, Mackay, Queensland
Age on arrival in Australia5
AddressFinch Hatton, Mackay, Queensland
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinBrother, Robert Boyes Gibson, Farleigh Estate, Mackay, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of broncho-pneumonia, England.
FateDied of disease 7 January 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be Andrew Shirwood Gibson on NR
Age at death40
Age at death from cemetery records40
Place of burialHaverstock (St. Edith) Churchyard, Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Andrew and Margaret GIBSON

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