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William Hirst KILNER

Date of birth24 October 1885
Place of birthIpswich Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDentist
AddressAtherton, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs J Kilner, Atherton, Queensland
Previous military serviceAustralian Army Medical Corps Res
Enlistment date28 October 1917
Rank on enlistmentHON LT
Unit nameDental Details
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/105/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps Den Officer
Promotions

Lieutenant


Unit: MED Dental
Promotion date: 19 September 1917

Captain


Unit: MED Dental
Promotion date: 2 November 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


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

FateReturned to Australia 28 June 1919
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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