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Thomas GIBSON

Regimental number2619
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationTraveller
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35.10
Height6' 1"
Weight176 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mary Catherine Gibson, Moon Street, Bunbury, Western Australia
Enlistment date23 March 1916
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Unit name48th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT Port Melbourne on 30 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 October 1918
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No 95
Date: 27 June 1918

Discharge date5 February 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Macedonia', 1 October 1919; transshipped at Bombay to HT 'Medic', 1 December 1919; appointment terminated (discharged), 5 February 1920.

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, GIBSON Thomas

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