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Gilbert Thomas KILSBY

Regimental number1983
Place of birthMt Gambier South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMotor mechanic
AddressMount Gambier, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Marion Kilsby, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Enlistment date3 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 10 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Special Mention in Corps Routine Orders


Recommendation date: 30 April 1918

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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