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William John GILBERT

Regimental number2540
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address553 Balmain Road, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinFather, W H Gilbert, 39 Goulds Avenue, Petersham, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 5 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2357
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal RollRailway Companies
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Date of death5 July 1960
Place of burialRookwood Crematorium

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