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William Thomas GILBERT

Regimental number1136
Place of birthNewcastle, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPorter
AddressRailway Street, Merewether, Newcastle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Gilbert, Railway Street, Merewether, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Discharge date25 May 1919 - Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

Enlisted at Newcastle, New South Wales

Served three years 131 days (two years 344 days of which were spent abroad)

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