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Sydney James GILBERT

Regimental number3390
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26.4
Height5' 5"
Weight135 lbs
Next of kinMother, Margaret Gilbert, River Street, St Peters, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 November 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name48th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT Seang Bee on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Payneham Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia. Photo: Brian McLauchlan
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, GILBERT Sydney James

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