Clement Gribble

Gribble-ClementName    Clement Gribble

Number   Private 938

Battalion   30th battalion

Place of Birth Murrumdindi NSW 

Next of Kim  The reverend A H  Gribble of the Rectory Coonamble NSW

Date and place of enlistment  Liverpool 8/1/1915

Physical details on enlistment Age 21 years 1 month, 5’5”, 10 stone, blue eyes and dark brown hair,

Religion  Church of England

Occupation   Student of Holy Orders

Date and place of death He was killed in action on 22/3/1917 at Beaumetz  France

Location of grave or memorial

Villers Bretonneux Memorial

Relationship to Woorayl Shire

Unknown 

Military History

  • 8/1/15 enlisted in Liverpool NSW
  • 21/5/15 He embarked Newcastle on HMAT Kabinga
  • He was first a Trooper in the 7th Light horse
  • 2/10/15 He went to the Gallipoli Peninsula
  • 28/10/15 He was sick in hospital with a hernia and was transferred to Mudros
  • 2/11/15 He disembarked in Malta and was admitted to St Georges Hospital
  • 13/11 15 He left for England
  • 28/11/15 He was admitted to the 3rd Southern General Hospital, Oxford.
  • 30/9/16 He went to France
  • 1/10/16 He was in Etaples
  • 14/10/16 He joined the 30th Battalion
  • 27/3/17 He was killed in action
  • His father The Reverend A H Gribble Rectory Coonamble NSW
  • His effects were: – letters, 2 wallets, a diary, a testament, and photos
  • His mother was Selina Alice and his father Arthur Hazelhurst Gribble
  • He was the brother of Norman Gribble

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