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Ernest John GRIBBLE

Regimental number16135
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolPleasant Street State School, Ballarat, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationTailor
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W Gribble, 1304 Mair Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date22 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 17
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 1 October 1917
Place of death or woundingGlencorse Wood, Passchendaele, Belgium
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXV, Row G, Grave No. 5A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
17
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Alice GRIBBLE, Ballarat, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 493 Pte Charles Hedley GRIBBLE, Australian Flying Corps, returned to Australia, 7 February 1919; [74] Lt Frederick William GRIBBLE, 59th Bn, returned to Australia, 28 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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