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Charles GILBERT

Regimental number275
Other NamesCharles Edward
ReligionMethodist
OccupationShearer
AddressJandakot, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Alfred Gilbert, 435 Bagot Road, Subiaco, Western Australia
Enlistment date23 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A47 Mashobra on 17 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2266
Rank from Nominal RollTrooper
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Australian Bn, Imperial Camel Corps
FateDied of wounds 10 November 1917
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 4541 Sergeant Robert William GILBERT, 16th Bn, died of wounds, 21 November 1916; 3024 Pte Albert Henry GILBERT, 28th Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Returned to Australia. Re-embarked from Fremantle, 1 April 1916, as Private, 10th Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement, on board HMAT A38 'Ulysses'.

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

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