|Place of birth||Harrow, Middlesex, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Elizabeth Kibble, Palmerston Road, Harrow, Middlesex, England|
|Previous military service||9th Middlesex Regiment, Territorial Force (12 months, left for colonies)|
|Place of enlistment||Keswick, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||10th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/27/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||10th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 11 September 1915; taken on strength of 10th Bn, Gallipoli, 17 September 1915.
Admitted to No 2 Light Horse Field Ambulance, Anzac, 18 October 1915; transferred to No 1 Australian Casualty Clearing Station, Anzac, 20 October 1915 (diarrhoea); to Hospital Ship, 21 October 1915; to St John's Military Hospital, Malta, 27 October 1915; to Ghain Tuffieha, 8 December 1915; embarked Malta, 7 January 1916; to No 1 Australian General Hospital, Cairo, 1 February 1916 (debility); to No 2 Auxiliary Hospital, Cairo, 1 February 1916 (debility, serious).
Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Argyllshire', 3 March 1916; disembarked, 30 March 1916.
Embarked for return to duty, 12 August 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 30 September 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 4 December 1916; marched into 1st Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 5 December 1916.
Rejoined 10th Bn, 18 December 1916.
Found guilty, 20 January 1917, of (1) being absent without leave from 18 November 1916, until 20 November 1916; (2) failing to comply with an order: awarded 120 hours detention.
Admitted to No 3 Field Ambulance, 11 April 1917 (trench feet); transferred to No 12 General Hospital, Rouen, 19 April 1917; to England, 21 May 1917 (T.A. left foot and trench fever); to No 3 Southern General Hospital, Oxford, 22 May 1917; to No 3 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford, 18 June 1917; discharged to furlough, 25 June 1917; marched into No 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 10 July 1917.
Found guilty, 11 July 1917, of being absent without leave from 9 July 1917, until 10 July 1917: awarded 2 days' confined to barracks and forfeits 2 days' pay by Royal Warrant.
Classified B1A, 11 July 1917.
Marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 8 August 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Pakeha', 28 August 1917; disembarked Adelaide, 20 October 1917; discharged Adelaide (medically unfit: cardiac debility), 4 March 1918.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||35|
|Place of burial||AIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, KIBBLE David Joseph|