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John Sydney KIRKBY

Regimental number5124
Place of birthCockermouth England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressMain Street, Edenhope, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMr H Kirkby, Kirkgate, England
Enlistment date19 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 June 1918
Date of death27 January 1947
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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