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James Joseph KIRKHAM

Regimental number685
Place of birthSt Anuaud Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressBoort, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinBrother, G Kirkham, Boort, Victoria
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3188 Pte Patrick William KIRKHAM, 29th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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