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William Charles GIBSON

Regimental number2142
Date of birth24 January 1889
Place of birthMarrickville, New South Wales
SchoolWest Marrickville Public School, New South Wales
Address58 Premier Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, James Gibson, 58 Premier Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 May 1916
Place of death or woundingBois Grenier, near Armentieres, France
Age at death27.4
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 109), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Janet GIBSON, 275 Marrickville Road, Marrickville, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2141 Sergeant Archibald Knox GIBSON MM, 17th Bn, effective abroad, (still overseas).

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