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Nelson John KIRBY

Regimental number4742
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressTyalgum, Tweed River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Georgina Kirby, Tyalgum, Tweed River, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mooltan on 12 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 November 1916
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialWarlencourt British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row G, Grave No. 11), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
108
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Nelson and Georgina Sophia KIRBY, Tyalgum, New South Wales. Native of Dundas, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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