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Number: Private 3458

Battalion: 57thth Battalion

Place of Birth: Worcester England

Next of Kin: His father, Leonard Bibbs 25 Arboretum Rd
Worcester England

Date and place of enlistment: Meeniyan 30/10/1915

Physical details on enlistment: Age 30 years 7 months, 5'5",
blue eyes and dark brown hair

Religion: Church of England

Occupation: Labourer

Date and place of death: He was killed in action
on 3/5/1918 near Albert

Location of grave or memorial: He is buried in Daours Communal
Cemetery Extension west of Corbie in Picardie

Relationship to Woorayl Shire: He was associated with Mirboo South

Military History:

He was from England and lived in Meeniyan
30/8/ 1915 He enlisted in Meeniyan
30/ 8/1915 He had a medical in Meeniyan signed by Dr C H Molloy
He had apprentice training in Worcestershire
29/12/15 He embarked Melbourne on the Demosthenes
18/3/16 He transferred to 57th Battalion
17/6/16 He embarked from Alexandria on the Transylvania
23/6/16 He disembarked Marseilles
26/1/17 He had leave in England
21/7/17 He was in hospital with scabies
20/8/17 He was discharged to unit
31/8/17 he returned to unit
14/11/17 He was detached to the 15th Infantry Brigade as batman for Lt Salmon
16/11/17 He was attached for duty to the 15th
8/2/18 He went on leave to England
1/3/18 He returned from leave
3/5/18 He went to the 57th Battalion and was killed in action while on detachment
In his will he left �10.00 to W Bibbs and the rest to his father.
He had money in the Bank of Australasia Mirboo North and with the Australian Military Forces


BIBBS, Leonard

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