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George Frederick GIBSON

Regimental number3306A
Place of birthMacduff, Banffshire, Scotland
SchoolPublic School, Macduff, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia13
AddressColeraine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, F W Gibson, Whyte Street, Coleraine, Victoria
Previous military service72nd Infantry; Served in Cadets and Citizen Military Forces, Coleraine, Victoria
Enlistment date17 September 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 August 1918
Place of death or woundingWarfusee Road near Proyart, France
Age at death19.11
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot VII, Row E, Grave No. 9), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frederick and Elsie GIBSON, 5 Denman Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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