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James Leitch KIRKPATRICK

Regimental number32029
Place of birthLiverpool New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationButcher
AddressHoxton Park, Liverpool, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Kirkpatrick, Hoxton Park, Liverpool, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 7, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 10 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 7019 Pte Samuel KIRKPATRICK, 3rd Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917; 32030 Gunner Robert KIRKPATRICK, 7th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 1 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death9 August 1953
Place of burialMt Thompson Crematorium

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