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William John KIRBY

Regimental number4159
Place of birthWoodford Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTimber-worker
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Jane Kirby, Woodford, Queensland
Enlistment date8 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT Commonwealth on 28 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 303 Pte Alexander KIRBY, AIF Canteens, returned to Australia, 26 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 December 1970
Place of burialMt Thompson Crematorium

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