Frank John William Bibo

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Bibo, Lance Corporal Frank (Franz) John William no.4799

3rd Battalion, formerly 1st Pioneer Battalion 14th Reinforcements.

River Street, Canterbury. Saddler

Born 1896 at Sydney, son of William EJ. and Amy A. Bibo.

Enlisted at Liverpool 4/9/1917, aged 21.



Next of kin, father, John William (William John) Bibo, River Street, Canterbury.

Embarked from Sydney 19/12/1917 per HMAT A38 Ulysses.

Casualty list SMH 30/1/1919 Ill.

Returned to Australia 22/7/1919.

Monument, Canterbury Public School.

Australian War Memorial record available at: (accessed 8 July 2016).

Special acknowledgement

The primary source of the information on this page is copied from the prize winning publication Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. This book is the culmination of 12 years (1988-2000) research by a team of volunteers from the Canterbury and District Historical Society led by Dr Lesley Muir. Without this team's effort and dedication and the Society's willingness and support, this information would not be available today.


An uneditable version of the book Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe is in the eBook section of this wiki. In the main section, there is an alphabetical list of the 1,911 individuals recorded in the book - the list is titled Canterbury's Boys List. Each name in the list is linked to an editable biographical file created by copying the biography copied from the book. These editable biographies have been created to provide the space for descendants, historians, researchers, etc to add information, photographs, newspaper articles, memories, etc. they have discovered so it is available for this and future generations.


Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. Edited by Lesley Muir. Campsie, N.S.W. : Canterbury and District Historical Society, 2002