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James Baxter McGIBBON

Regimental number6283
Place of birthMaryhill, Glasgow, Scotland
SchoolBoard School Presbyterian, Scotland
AddressPeoples Palace Pitt Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMother, Mrs E McGibbon, 48 Well Road, Glasgow, Scotland
Previous military serviceServed in the Royal Marine Light Infantry. Served in the British Navy for 8 years.
Enlistment date1 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 9 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 September 1917
Place of death or woundingFlanders Front, 1917 France
Age at death32
Place of burialCosttaverne Wood Cemetery (Plot VI, Row E, Grave No. 7), Wytschaete, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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