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Frederick William GRIBBLE

Regimental number74
Date of birth21 February 1890
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolPleasant Street State School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationTailors cutter
AddressMair Street, Ballarat West, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWm John Gribble, Mair Street, Ballarat West, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name8th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 493 Pte Charles Hedley GRIBBLE, Australian Flying Corps, returned to Australia, 7 February 1919; 16135 Gunner Ernest John GRIBBLE, 13th Field Artillery Brigade, died of wounds, 1 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 November 1964
Age at death74
Place of burialBallarat Crematorium, Victoria

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