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Francis Joseph GILBERT

Regimental number222
Date of birth26 January 1882
Place of birthGulgong, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressPO, Enmore, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinWife, Mrs Winifred Gilbert, c/o J Collins, Milbee Dengong, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 January 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name17th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 January 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date5 May 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt

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

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death22 March 1944
Age at death63
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, GILBERT Francis Joseph

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