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Albert Robert KIRKLAND

Regimental number1939
Place of birthSaddleworth South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressSaddleworth, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Mr Alfred Robert Kirkland, Saddleworth, South Australia
Enlistment date4 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 RollAIF Headquarters
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1938 Pte Arthur Edward KIRKLAND, 43rd Bn, returned to Australia, 16 January 1919; 1940 Pte Oliver Henry KIRKLAND MM & Bar, 43rd Bn, returned to Australia, 1 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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