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Percy Lennie GIBBS

Regimental number282
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolGlebe Superior Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationProcess engraver
Address16 Charles Street, Forest Lodge, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Percy Gibbs, 16 Charles Street, Forest Lodge, New South Wales
Previous military service44th Battery Australian Field Artillery; Served as Compulsory trainee and in Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 2 June 1915
Place of death or woundingCape Helles, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialSkew Bridge Cemetery (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 7), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
11
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Percy and Nellie GIBBS, "Pernellen", Hyde Park Road, Lidcombe, New South Wales. Native of Sydney
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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