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Jessie GIBSON

Place of birthVIC
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationNurse
AddressNorth Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs H Collier, Tarrangower via Maldon, Victoria
Enlistment date22 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentStaff Nurse
Unit nameAustralian Army Nursing Service
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Kashgar on 2 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSister
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Nursing Service
FateReturned to Australia 9 January 1920
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Medals

Royal Red Cross (2nd Class)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette'
Date: 11 December 1919

Discharge date4 April 1920
Family/military connectionsCousin: 313 Corporal Sydney Lars LINDELL, 37th Bn, killed in action, 4-9 June 1917.
Other details

War service: India

Embarked Fremantle, 28 August 1916; disembarked Bombay, 13 September 1916.

Posted for duty to Hislop War Hospital, Secunderabad, 24 September 1916.

Transferred to Deccan War Hospital, Poona, 22 February 1917.

Transferred to Officers' Hospital, Malabar Hill, 28 March 1917.

Transferred to Station Hospital, Quetta, 5 November 1917.

Appointed Sister, 1 October 1918.

Transferred to Bombay, and embarked for England, 15 October 1919.

Granted leave in England, 10 November-10 December 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Megantic, 9 January 1920; admitted to ship's hospital, at sea, 31 January 1920 (general debitity); disembarked Fremantle, 13 February 1920; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 4 April 1920.

Medals: Royal Red Cross (2nd Class), British War Medal,
SourcesNAA: B2455, GIBSON Jessie

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