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Sydney Joseph GILBERT

Date of birth28 May 1884
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLecturer, Sydney University
Addressc/o H.W. Gilbert, Andrew Street, Clovelly, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs C. Gilbert, 361 Dowling Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain (Veterinary Officer)
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 20 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Veterinary Corps
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Major


Unit: 2nd Australian Division
Promotion date: 16 April 1918

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Other details

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

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