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 El Belah War Cemetery, Israel
Deir El Belah War Cemetery, Deir El Belah, Israel
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Burra District WW1 Honor Roll, Burra Fallen Soldiers Memorial
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World War 1 Service

7 Mar 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 3358, Adelaide, South Australia
22 Jun 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 3358, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '1' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Port Lincoln embarkation_ship_number: A17 public_note: ''
22 Jun 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 3358, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Port Lincoln, Melbourne
31 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, 3358, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, Battle of Beersheba, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 3358 awm_unit: 3rd Australian Light Horse Regiment awm_rank: Trooper awm_died_date: 1917-11-12

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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.