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Thomas Edward BIBBY

Regimental number1229
Place of birthNavarre, Victoria
SchoolState School, Narvasse, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressNavarre, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Thomas Bibby, Jnr., Navarre, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 May 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death26 May 1918
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row K, Grave No. 19), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
130
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Ellen BIBBY, Navaree, Victoria, Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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