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Regimental number4594
Date of birth23 May 1884
Place of birthCastle Hill, New South Wales
Other NamesGILBERT, Iceley
SchoolMount Victoria Boarding School, New South Wales and Castle Hill Primary School (name on Honour Roll)
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, Frederick B Gilbert, Icyacne Macarthur Parade, Dulwich Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 22 March 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialBerks Cemetery Extension (Plot Ii, Row A, Grave No. 43), Rosenberg Plateau Plots Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: F.B. and Letitia GILBERT, "Cairnforth", 15 George Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Other detailsFamily moved to Newcastle in 1890's where he finished his education.
Miscellaneous detailsb. 23 May 1884

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