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Owen Burton DIBBS

Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSharebroker
AddressPoint Piper, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs Carlo Vera Dibbs, c/o Mrs Alexander, Rockwell, New South Head Road, Edgecliffe, New South Wales
Previous military service35th Infantry
Enlistment date16 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name45th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/62/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 22 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross


Recommendation date: 16 October 1917

FateKilled in Action 1 April 1919
Place of burialMillencourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Row B, Grave No. 33), France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas Borton and Annie Emma DIBBS, North Sydney, husband of Clara DIBBS, "Alwyn", 6 Lower Ocean Street, Edgecliffe, Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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