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Gilbert Victor ESTICK

Regimental number39069
Date of birth18 March 1892
Place of birthWanderah, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGrocer
AddressCrystal Brook, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.6
Height5' 10.5"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinFather, Charles John Estick, Crystal Brook, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Machine Gun Section (Citizen Military Forces?); previously rejected for enlistment on the grounds of 'medically unfit).
Enlistment date25 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 October 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 33
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Indarra on 26 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 20 June 1919
Discharge date30 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother; 6743 Lance Corporal Sydney William ESTICK, 10th Bn, killed in action, 30 May 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Konig Frederich August', 20 June 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 6 August 1919, for onward travel to Adelaide; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 30 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 March 1957
Age at death64
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, ESTICK Gilbert Victor

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