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8 August 1918 Lieut. Alfred Gaby VC died on this day

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Alfred was born on 25 January 1892 in Springfield, Tasmania. He was a labourer and farmer before joining the Australian Imperial Force receiving a commission in 1917. On 8 August 1918 the 28th Battalion attacked an enemy trench east of Villers-Bretonneux during the Battle of Amiens. Initially stopped by wire 40 yards short of the German trench L…


Alfred Edward Gaby, Australian VC

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Alfred was a labourer and farmer before joing the Australian Imperial Force receiving a commission in 1917. On 8 August 1918 the 28th Battalion attacked an enemy trench east of Villers-Bretonneux during the Battle of Amiens. Initially stopped by wire 40 yards short of the German trench Lieut. Gaby found a gap in the wire, and single handed approac…