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Gilbert Francis JENKINS

Regimental number325
Place of birthWooloowin, Brisbane, Queensland
SchoolMoggill State School, Queensland
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lydia Christensen, Moggill via Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date23 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 7, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/12/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularGiven name on RoHc as Francis Gilbert
FateDied of wounds 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row H, Grave No. 9), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsHe was first cousin to Percy Norman Smith, who was killed in action in France

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