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John HIBBERT

Regimental number1958
Place of birthThorpe Hamlet, Norwich, Norfolk, England
SchoolThorpe Hamlet Council School, Norwich, Norfolk, England
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Hibbert, 54 Vincent Road, Thorpe Hamlet, Norwich, Norfolk, England
Previous military serviceServed in the Special Reserve, Royal Field Artillery, British Army.
Enlistment date23 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 10 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 06-9 August 1915
Date of death8 August 1915
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsLone Pine Cemetery (Special Memorial, C.117), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
33
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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