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Frederick GILBERTSON

Regimental number1760
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationButcher
AddressGreen, Siding, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Martha Gilbertson, 144 Pascoe Vale Road, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Enlistment date18 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 14 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal (Awarded)


Conspicuous gallantry in handling of machine gun and devotion to duty. (East of Ypres 20-22 September 1917).
Recommendation date: 7 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 31 March 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

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