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Alexander GILBERD

Regimental number7060
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoilermaker
AddressDarlington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 2.5"
Weight110 lbs
Next of kinFather, Harry Gilberd, 25 Rose Street, Darlington, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in Senior Cadets for 4 years.
Enlistment date27 July 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 19 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Harry and Elizabeth Gilberd.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4439 Cpl William GILBERD, 45th Bn, returned to Australia, 21 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GILBERD Alexander

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