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Robert Skelly GIBSON

Regimental number3084
Place of birthBerwick-on-Tweed England
SchoolSt Mary's School, Church of England, Berwick , England
Age on arrival in Australia28
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs Alice Gibson, c/o J E Platt, Combernock, Norwich, Cheshire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 4 July 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Robert Skelby Gibson on NR
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death36
Place of burialSouth Brisbane Cemetery (Portion Church of England, Plot 8B, Grave No. 348), Queensland
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Nexk of Kin: Mrs Gibson, Bungalow 11, The Avenue, Winnington, Northwich, Cheshire

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