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William Frederick David NIBBS

Regimental number245
Place of birthLaunceston Tasmania
ReligionBaptist
OccupationLabourer
AddressNorthdown, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Job Linton Nibbs, Northdown via Latrobe, Tasmania
Enlistment date4 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 July 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 574 Pte Claude Linton NIBBS, 40th Bn, killed in action, 12 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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