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Gilbert POWNCEBY

Regimental number1329
Place of birthSt Kilda Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
AddressSouth Head, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Frances Pownceby, 166 Alice Street, Newtown, New South Wales
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery
Enlistment date28 December 1917
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHeavy Artillery Group 36, Reinforcement 17
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 28 February 1918
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1919

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