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Auburn GILBERT

Regimental number93
Date of birth13 May 1890
Place of birthMaclean New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBlacksmith
Addressc/o Miss N Gilbert, Maclean, Clarence River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMiss N Gilbert, Maclean, Clarence River, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1917
Age at death27
Place of burialMessines Ridge British Cemetery (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 23), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
143
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated (marble tablet) in Uniting (formerly Methodist) Church, Maclean, New South Wales.
Other details

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

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