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Edward Ashton KIRBY

Regimental number710
Place of birthThursday Island Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinsister, Mrs A S Fraser, Strand Hotel, Cairns, Queensland
Enlistment date5 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name15th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 2 May 1915
Date of death2 May 1915
Place of burialQuinn's Post Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 20), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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