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Nibbs, Wilfred John


He was born Smithton Tasmania the son of John and Ellen Nibbs, a labourer who embarked Melbourne 22nd December 1914 on board “HMAT Ceramic” with the 15th Infantry Battalion.


He was wounded at Gallipoli on the 5th May 1915 with a gunshot wound to the head and was evacuated to Egypt on the hospital ship “Devanha” and admitted to the Deaconness Hospital Alexandria where he died 8th May 1915.

 He was buried in the Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.

He was 18 years old at the time of his death.








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