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James Ash GILBERT

Regimental number2826
Place of birthSeymour Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressCollie, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Victoria Maud Gilbert, Boundary Road, Midland Junction, Western Australia
Enlistment date6 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 29 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).
Recommendation date: 7 February 1919

FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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