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Stuart Galliway GIBSON

OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressHobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Dr G H Gibson, 177 Macquarie Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date9 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A59 Botanist on 24 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 8 May 1919

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. While he was in charge of a detachment at a loading post the enemy opened a heavy bombardment. Though nearly all the shelters were demolished, he continued at his work of removing casualties throughout intense shelling. He set a splendid example of courage and devotion to duty.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 137
Date: 30 August 1918

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