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Kilby Leslie GROVES

Regimental number3151
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
AddressIvanhoe, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Thomas Kilby Groves, 'Huonville,' Russell Street, Ivanhoe, Victoria
Enlistment date30 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name60th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/77/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialNew Irish Farm Cemetery (Plot XXXV, Row B, Grave No. 16), St. Jean, Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Elizabeth GROVES "Huonville", Russell Street, Ivanhoe, Victoria. native of Clifton Hill, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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