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William GILBERD

Regimental number4439
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLithographer
Address25 Rose Street, Darlington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 4"
Weight110 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Gilberd, 25 Rose Street, Darlington, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in Senior Cadets for 4 years.
Enlistment date8 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 September 1915
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Harry and Elizabeth Gilberd.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 7060 Pte Alexander GILBERD, 18th Bn, returned to Australia, 19 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GILBERD William

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