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Charles Nicholas GILBERT

Regimental number2356
Place of birthTooma, New South Wales
SchoolBuchan State School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressBuchan, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinBrother, S Gilbert, Buchan, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 16 September 1918
Place of death or woundingBoulogne, France
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block R, Plot II, Row K, Grave No. 6), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
167
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Ellen GILBERT. Native of Tumburumbah, New South Wales

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