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Joseph SIBLY

Regimental number3905
Place of birthSouth Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLaura, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Height5' 6"
Weight157 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Malcomb Sibly, Laura, South Australia
Previous military serviceMember for 3 years, Citizens rifle Club, Laura; left the district.
Enlistment date23 September 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 7 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Discharge date21 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Commonwealth', 13 April 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 21 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 October 1951
Age at death74
SourcesNAA: B2455, SIBLY Joseph

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