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George William SIBBICK

Regimental number9581
Date of birth8 August 1892
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolRose Park Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRose Park, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Walter Henry Sibbick, Grant Avenue, Rose Park, South Australia
Enlistment date7 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name11th Field Company Engineers, Section 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 31 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 31 July 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date2 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1818 Pte Oliver SIBBICK, 10th Bn, returned to Australia, 23 July 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Wounded by a bomb dropped from an aeroplane, 24 October 1917, at Ypres, Belgium; invalided to Voluntary Aid Detachment, Brighton, England; recovered and returned to duty.

Commenced return to Australia, 31 July 1918; disembarked, 24 September 1918; discharged, 2 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 April 1941
Place of burialYoung Cemetery, New South Wales

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