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Christopher GIBSON

Regimental number2080
Place of birthNewport, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressHorsham PO, Horsham, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, james Gibson, Fitzroy Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date1 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death30.10
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialTyne Cot Cemetery (Plot XXII, Row F, Grave No. 8), Passchendaele, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Hugh and Mary GIBSON. Native of Williamstown, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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