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Private 3458

57th Battalion

Worcester England

His father, Leonard Bibbs 25 Arboretum Rd, Worcester England

Meeniyan, Victoria 30/10/1915

Age 30 years 7 months, 5'5", blue eyes and dark brown hair

Church of England


He was killed in action on 3/5/1918 near Albert

He is buried in Daours Communal Cemetery Extension west of Corbie in Picardie

He was associated with Mirboo South, Victoria

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



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