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GRIBBLE, William James


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GRIBBLE, William James

  • Born: 27 Sep 1890, Petersburg dist Fro

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South Australian Births - Index of Registrations 1842 -1906

"GRIBBLE William James (M) 27 Sep 1890 Petersburg dist Fro par John GRIBBLE & Catherine THOMAS b466 p349".

War Service Record - 1914 - 1918
Title:GRIBBLE William James
Service Number - 548
Place of Birth - Petersburg SA
Place of Enlistment - Morphettville SA
Next of Kin - (Father) GRIBBLE John
Series number: B2455
Control symbol: GRIBBLE W J
Contents date range: circa 1914 - circa 1920
Access status: Open
Location: Canberra
Barcode: 4711438

First World War Embarkation Roll

William James Gribble
Number: 548
Rank: Private
Unit: 9 LHR [Light Horse Regiment] (February 1915)
Ship Name: HMAT Karroo
Ship number: A10
Date of embarkation: 11 February 1915
Place of embarkation: Melbourne

William James Gribble was 24 years and 1 month old when he enlisted in 9th Australian Light Horse Regiment.
His occupation listed as "Farmer", residence Bow Hill.
William enlisted on 27 October 1914 and shipped out 11 Feb 1915 from Melbourne at 5.00pm.
He was killed at "Walker's Ridge", Galipoli on 22 June 1915. To date I have not been able to determine the cause of William's death. The day he died members of his regiment died from shell fire (2), rifle fire (1), influenza (4) and diahorea (3).

Rank: Trooper
Service Number:548
Date Of Death: 22/06/1915
Regiment/Service:Australian Light Horse
Nationality: Australian
Grave/Memorial Ref. B. 21.
Cemetery/Memorial Name ARI BURNU CEMETERY, ANZAC

Roll of Honour
William James Gribble
Rank: Trooper [Tpr]
Service Number: 548
Unit: 9th Australian Light Horse
Service: Army
Conflict: 1914-1918
Date of Death: 22 June 1915
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Cemetery or Memorial Details: GALLIPOLI 29. Ari Burnu Cemetery Anzac
Place Of Enlistment: Mannum, SA
Native place: Bowhill River Murray
War Grave Register Notes:
GRIBBLE, Tpr. William James, 548. 9th Australian Light Horse. Killed in action 22nd June, 1915. Son of John and Catherine Gribble, of Murray Bridge, South Australia. Native of Bowhill River, Murray. B. 21.
Source: AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

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