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Alfred Ronald GIBBONS

Regimental number71
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBoulder, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Gibbons, Balhannah , South Australia
Enlistment date2 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 October 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be Alfred Richard Gibbons on NR
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot X, Row B, Grave No. 32), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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