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Robert George KIRKWOOD

Regimental number60470
Date of birth7 August 1897
Place of birthMount Kembla, New South Wales
SchoolMount Kembla Public School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationWheeler
AddressMount Kembla via Wollongong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, G Kirkwood, Mount Kembla via Wollongong, New South Wales
Previous military service37th Infantry
Enlistment date18 May 1918
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNew South Wales Reinforcement 17
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 4 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Family/military connectionsCousin: Private John PEACE, Regimental No. 2404, 1st Battalion, died at sea 5 June 1916
Date of death5 August 1972
Age at death74
Place of burialWollongong Crematorium, Wollongong, New South Wales

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