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Samuel Gilbert GIBBS

Regimental number772
Place of birthFoster, Victoria
SchoolFoster State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressFoster, South Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Thomas Gibbs, Foster, South Gippsland, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A53 Itria on 9 February 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Place of death or woundingRomani, Sinai, Egypt
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 15), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
3
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Anna GIBBS, Foster, Victoria
Family/military connectionsClyde Henry Rendell of Yarran.

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