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Gordon Henry GIBSON

Regimental number3070
Place of birthAbbotsford, Victoria
SchoolState School, Ascot Vale, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationElectroplater
AddressFootscray, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William Gibson, 74 Victoria Street, Footscray, Victoria
Previous military service58th Infantry; Served in Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date10 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 September 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be Gordon Henry Gibson on NR
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialUnicorn Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave No. 6), Vend'huille, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Louisa GIBSON, 74 Victoria Street, Footscray, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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