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Walter Henry GIBBS

Regimental number7477
Place of birthBirmingham, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCairns, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs M H Gibbs, McLeod Street, Cairns, Queensland
Enlistment date10 February 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 14 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularArrived in Australia per 'Makara', 6 February 1888
FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)bu. Lutwyche Cemetery, Brisbane, Qld
Family/military connectionsSon: 6090 Pte Walter Henry GIBBS, 26th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919
Miscellaneous detailsb. 2 June 1862
Date of death18 March 1951

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