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Vernon Forest GILBERT

Regimental number3437
Place of birthLeederville Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHarnessmaker
AddressLeederville, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, John Gilbert, 181 Oxford Street, Leederville, Western Australia
Enlistment date29 March 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 29 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollHeadquarters, Australian Base Depot
FateReturned to Australia 12 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 180 Pte Walter John GILBERT, Australian Postal Corps, returned to Australia, 1 June 1919.

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