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Arthur Frederick GILBERT

Regimental number1555
Date of birth10 June 1896
Place of birthBeecroft, New South Wales
SchoolBurwood Superior Public School; Sydney High School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
AddressTorrington, Beecroft Road, Beecroft, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, C E Gilbert, Torrington, Beecroft Road, Beecroft, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name17th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: 17th Battalion
Promotion date: 29 September 1917

Lieutenant


Unit: 17th Battalion
Promotion date: 1 January 1918

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularJoined the Bank of New South Wales, Head Office, 26 September 1912.
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Sources'Bank of New South Wales Roll of Honour' (Sydney, 1921), p. 150.

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