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Regimental number86
Place of birthArarat, Victoria
SchoolBoys Grammar School, Ipswich, Queensland
Addressc/o Mrs V Gibbins, Post Office, Bondi, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Previous military serviceHeld a commission in the 4th Darling Downs Regt.
Enlistment date29 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name3rd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 19 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 July 1916
Place of death or woundingFleurbaix, France
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialAnzac Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 5), Sailly-Sur-La-Lys, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary GIBBONS. Native of Ararat, Victoria

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