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William GIBSON

Regimental number72
Place of birthBunbury Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStoker
AddressBunbury, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Henry Gibson, Spencer Street, South Bunbury, Western Australia
Enlistment date16 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia,
30 Officers and 982 Other Ranks embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' on 29 June 1915; 12 others embarked at Fremantle on HMAT A36 'Thirty-Six' on 12 July 1916. From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish the latter 12.
Rank from Nominal RollRegimental Quartermaster Sergaent
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).
Recommendation date: 26 January 1919

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Other details

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

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