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Royal Richard KERBY

Regimental number2248
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrician
Address22 Barkly Street, Ballarat East, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Annie Kerby, 22 Barkly Street, Ballarat East, Victoria
Enlistment date12 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name60th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/77/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Motor Transport Section
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Major Edwin Thomas John KERBY, 8th Bn, returned to Australia, 20 December 1918; 1364 Sergeant Martin Macklam James KERBY DCM, 3rd Tunnelling Company, killed in action, 27 November 1916; 51630 Pte Noble KERBY, Australian Motor Transport Section, returned to Australia, 8 October 1918;
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 November 1948

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