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Ernest KIRKHAM

Regimental number1981
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
AddressGould Street, Campsie, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinWife, Mrs Edith Marion Kirkham, Gould Street, Campsie, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 July 1917
Age at death from cemetery records43
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot I, Row R, Grave No. 24), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
69
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Eliza KIRKHAM; husband of Edith M. KIRKHAM, Gould Street, Campsie, New South Wales. Native of Sydney

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