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Stanley Gordon GIBBS

Place of birthSouthampton, England
SchoolCranleigh School, England
Other trainingRoyal Naval College, Greenwich, England
Age on arrival in Australia27
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDefence Officer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinCaptain H E Gibbs, 30 Archer's Road, Southampton, England
Previous military serviceServed in Royal Marines Light Infantry and Royal Army Service Corps.
Enlistment date1 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameLight Horse Brigade Train 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/100/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse B Tn
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Brevet Major

Recommendation date: "October 1916"

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Place of death or woundingMenin Road, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death31
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial

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