Joseph George Lodwick (Jos) GILBERT


GILBERT, Joseph George Lodwick

Service Number: 3358
Enlisted: 7 March 1917, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 3rd Light Horse Regiment
Born: Brompton Park, South Australia, 19 March 1899
Home Town: Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Boundry Rider
Died: Died of wounds, Palestine, 12 November 1917, aged 18 years
Cemetery: Deir al-Balah Military Cemetery
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Burra District WW1 Honor Roll, Burra WW1 & WW2 War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

7 Mar 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3358, Adelaide, South Australia
22 Jun 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3358, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
22 Jun 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3358, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Port Lincoln, Melbourne
31 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 3358, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, Battle of Beersheba

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Biography contributed by Cheryl Hutchins

Letter dated 25th Febuary 1918

Mr. E. Gilbert,  4 Hindley St.  Adelaide

Dear Sir,  With reference to the report of the regrettable loss of your son, the late No. 3358 Private J.G.L. Gilbert, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, I am now in receipt of advice which shows that he died at 74th Casualty Clearing Station, Palestine, Turkey, on 12/11/17, of wounds(gunshot wounds left thigh and gas gangrene) received in action, and was buried at Deir-el-Belah, Palestine, grave No. 397, Chaplain C.N.Swain officiating.  Major Officer/ i/c Base Records.