William Alexander (Billy) GIBBS


GIBBS, William Alexander

Service Number: 1669
Enlisted: 7 March 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 48th Infantry Battalion
Born: Calgara, via Kingston, South Australia, 3 April 1895
Home Town: Coonalpyn, The Coorong, South Australia
Schooling: Coonalpyn, South Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Ypes Belgium, 12 October 1917, aged 22 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Coonalpyn Soldiers Memorial Park Gates, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

11 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1669, 48th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
11 Apr 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1669, 48th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Adelaide
7 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private

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