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Christopher Gibson

Name on Board C Gibson
Name on Service
Christopher  Gibson
Enlistment Age 28
Occupation Labourer
Place of Birth Melbourne, Vic
Next of Kin Hugh and Mary Wilson Gibson
Address Fitzroy St, Fitzroy, Vic
Marital Status S
Enlistment Date 1/06/1916
Service No. 2080
Enlistment Place Melbourne, Vic
Embarkation Place Melbourne
Embarkation Date 25/09/1916
Embarkation Ship HMAT Shropshire A9
Unit on Embarkation 39th Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of Death 12/10/1917
Unit on Death 39th Australian Infantry Battalion
Rank on Death Private
Cause of Death KIA
Place of Wounding/
Ypres, Belgium
Cemetery or Memorial Tyne Cot Cemetery, Passchendaele, West-Vlaanderen, Flanders, Belgium
Additional Information Christopher Gibson's parents had previously lived in Williamstown and he attended Newport School. Memoriam notice from his aunt and uncle, J G and C Gibson who lived in Dover Road, Williamstown. Brother: Arthur Glassbrough Gibson (2593) enlisted 15/9/1915, returned to Australia 08/04/1919.
Additional References Williamstown Chronicle, Saturday 12 October 1918, p2
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