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Eric Herman KIRBY

Regimental number3425
Place of birthGeelong Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPlumber
AddressChilwell, Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jennie Kirby, 54 Russell Street, Chilwell, Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date1 May 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 16 July 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 August 1919

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