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Frederick GILBERT

Regimental number5576
Place of birthStepney, South Australia
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolWellington Road Public School, South Australia
AddressParkside, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Hilda Gertrude Gilbert, 14 Park Terrace, Parkside, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date31 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 28 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave 12), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Ellen GILBERT; Husband of Hilda GILBERT, Knightsbridge Road, Knightsbridge, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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