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Frederick James GIBSON

Regimental number5579
Place of birthNorth Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarpenter
AddressEdmund Street, Chatswood, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, W J Gibson, Edmund Street, Chatswood, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name1st Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/20/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William James and Edith GIBSOB. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Medals

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Croix de Guerre (Belgium), British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 August 1932
Age at death42
Place of burialNorthern Suburbs Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales

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