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Wilfred Esmond KILBURN

Regimental number176
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor driver
Address249 Elgar Road, Box Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Henry Kilburn, 249 Elgar Road, Box Hill, Victoria
Enlistment date16 September 1915
Rank on enlistment1st Class Air Mechanic
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 1 Squadron, A Flight
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/4/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 16 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll67th Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31138 (22 January 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 30746 (14 June 1918); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 173 (7 November 1918).

FateReturned to Australia 4 March 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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