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Thomas Reginald GIBSON

Regimental number9878
Place of birthFriern Barnet, Middlesex, England
SchoolSt Mary's School, Hornsey, England
Age on arrival in Australia24
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRigger
AddressSailors' Home, George Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Charles Gibson, 'Cranfield', Western Road, Leigh-on-Sea, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name9th Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 5 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Field Company Engineers
FateDied as a result of accident 19 December 1918
Place of death or woundingAigneville, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialAbbeville Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row F, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
23
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Frances GIBSON, 'Cranfield', Western Road, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, England. Native of Friern Barnett, Middx.,
Family/military connectionsFIve brothers
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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