2333 William Robert GIBSON

Date of enlistment 12th July 1915
Rank at enlistment Private
Company Transferred to 2nd Tunelling Company & 2nd Pioneer Battalion
Significant events while with the AIF Killed in Action

Gibson,William Robert 2333.JPGBuried at Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval




Summary of Private Gibson’s WW1 service record located in the National Archives of Australia. Full details are available online at NAA series B2455

Date Location Event
5th January 1917 France Killed in Action
30th September 1916 France Transferred to 2nd Pioneer Battalion
14th July 1916 France Transferred to 2nd Tunnelling Company
26th March 1916 France Disembarked Marseille
19th March 1916 Egypt Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Force from Alexandria on the Llandovery Castle
12th March 1916 Egypt Transferred to 2nd Pioneer Battalion, Moascar
8th January 1916 Egypt Taken on Strength, Tel-el-Kabir
25th October 1915 Egypt Disembarked Alexandria
29th September 1915 Australia Departed Melbourne on RMS Osterley
3rd August 1915 Australia Assigned to 5th Reinforcements 22nd Battalion
19th July 1915 Australia Marched into Broadmeadows depot


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