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Gilbert Robert HANKS

Regimental number1662
Place of birthChettenham England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
Address'Mulgrave', Stanley Street, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMrs Pearce, 59 Lighton Road, Cheltenham, England
Enlistment date26 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A22 Rangatira on 25 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 9 June 1916

FateReturned to Australia 13 February 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Unit unreadable
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Date of death26 February 1956
Place of burialMt Thompson Crematorium

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