Arthur Claude GIBBS

GIBBS, Arthur Claude

Service Number: 87
Enlisted: 29 November 1915, Enlisted at Casula, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 34th Infantry Battalion
Born: Dunedin, New Zealand, 1880
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: State School, Auckland, NZ; State School, Richmond, Victoria
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 18 August 1918
Cemetery: Beacon Cemetery, Sailly-Laurette
Plot V1, Row G, Grave 6, Beacon Cemetery, Sailly-Laurette, Bray-sur-Somme, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

29 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 87, 36th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Casula, NSW
13 May 1916: Involvement Private, 87, 36th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '17' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Beltana embarkation_ship_number: A72 public_note: ''
13 May 1916: Embarked Private, 87, 36th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Beltana, Sydney
7 Jun 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 87, Multiple gunshot wounds to the shoulder and fingers
2 Oct 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 87, 36th Infantry Battalion, 2nd occasion. Shell wounds to the right thigh
18 Aug 1918: Involvement Private, 87, 34th Infantry Battalion, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 87 awm_unit: 34th Australian Infantry Battalion awm_rank: Private awm_died_date: 1918-08-18

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

At the time of enlisted he was living at 126 Palmer Street, East Sydney, NSW

Son of Florence Ellis of 304 Bridge Road, Drummoyne, NSW; brother of Ivy Loive Gibbs of 'Braemar'Sutherland Street, Neutral Bay, NSW

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal