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Matthew Rae GIBSON

Regimental number122
Place of birthInverell, New South Wales
SchoolSydney Grammar School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationActing overseer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinSister, Miss H. Gibson, Inverell station, Inverell, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A29 Suevic on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 19 July 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 8), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
5
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Mary GIBSON. Native of Inverell, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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