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Arthur Edward KIRKLAND

Regimental number1938
Place of birthSaddleworth South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressSaddleworth, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Mr Alfred Robert Kirkland, Saddleworth, South Australia
Enlistment date12 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 13 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1940 Pte Oliver Henry KIRKLAND MM & Bar, 43rd Bn, returned to Australia, 1 April 1919; 1939 Pte Albert Robert KIRKLAND, AIF Headquarters, effective abroad (still overseas).
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 May 1951
Age at death58
Place of burialJamestown Cemetery, South Australia

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