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George KIRBY

Regimental number2438
Place of birthBrantingham England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressQuambone via Coonamble, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinMother, Mrs Kathleen Kirby, Quambone via Coonamble, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 December 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Mother: Catherine KIRBY, d. 8 July 1942, aged 87, bu. Warren Cemetery, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2435 Pte Robert KIRBY, 54th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 May 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 June 1956
Age at death81
Place of burialWarren Cemetery, New South Wales

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