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William Angus KIRKLAND

Regimental number572
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationAccountant
Address5 Imperial Avenue, Caulfield, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, William Kirkland, 5 Imperial Avenue, Caulfield, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 21 September 1917
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIII, Row D, Grave No. 12A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
44
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Ballarat (New) Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: William and Margaret KIRKLAND, 19 Murray Street, Elsternwick, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin: 487 Corporal Alan Robertson SCOTT, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, died of wounds, 29 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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