William Herbert GIBBS

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GIBBS, William Herbert

Service Number: WX8958
Enlisted: 25 October 1940, Claremont, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd/4th Machine Gun Battalion
Born: Canning, Western Australia, 16 April 1916
Home Town: Wanneroo, Wanneroo, Western Australia
Died: Died at sea (POW of Japan - Rakuyo Maru), South China Sea, 12 September 1944, aged 28 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave (at sea) - Panel 18
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Labuan Memorial, Labuan Federal Territory, Malaysia, Wanneroo War Memorial

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World War 2 Service

25 Oct 1940: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN WX8958, Claremont, Western Australia
12 Sep 1944: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN WX8958, 2nd/4th Machine Gun Battalion, Prisoners of War

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