Norman Arthur Gribble
Name Norman Arthur Gribble
Number Private 979
Battalion 4th Battalion
Place of Birth Bulli, New south wales
Next of Kin His wife Hilda Louise of Trafalgar
Date and place of enlistment Randwick NSW 2/9/1914
Physical details on enlistment Age 23 years 6 months, 5’6” 10 stone 5 pounds, grey eyes and black hair
Religion Church of England
Date and place of death
He was killed in action at Gallipoli 19/5/1915
Location of grave or memorial
He was first buried in Shrapnel Gully and then the 4th Battalion Parade Ground Cemetery Gallipoli Turkey.
Relationship to Woorayl Shire
None that can be identified
His Military History
- 2/9/14 He enlisted in Randwick
- 20/10/14 He embarked Sydney on HMAT Euripides
- He was in the school cadets
- His wife Hilda Louise resided in Trafalgar
- She is granted 52 pounds per annum from 13/9/15. She died in 1958 aged 67
- His effects consisted of 1 purse, 1 chain, 1 medal, 1 diary, 1 cigarette case, letters coins in purse, 1 curio damaged, badges, 1 brooch, 1 testament, and a box containing cigarette cards. These were received on 6/3/16.
- He has a son called Arthur Norman Gribble who, from 13/9/15, receives 20/- per two weeks. This started at 13 pounds per years.
- Allison N Gribble of Trafalgar died 13/10/15
- Hilda received the medals, plaque and scroll in the 1920s
- The Reverend H A Gribble of 125 Princes Street St Church Hill Sydney NSW asks for grave photo
- His father Arthur Hazelhurst Gribble was born in Geelong in 1870 served as well. He died in 1951 in Glenelg South Australia
- He was the brother of Clement Gribble.