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Alfred William GIBBENS

Regimental number5092
Place of birthFootscray Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBlacksmith
Address3 Beatrice Street, Yarraville, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Mr W H Gibbens, 7 Greenham Place, Footscray, Victoria
Enlistment date8 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3233 Pte Thomas Allen GIBBENS, 29th Bn, killed in action, 28 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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