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William Love KIRKWOOD

Date of birth10 September 1882
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressWollongong, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs A Kirkwood, 'Drunbine', Kembla Street, Wollongong, New South Wales
Previous military serviceAustralian Army Medical Corps
Enlistment date4 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentMajor
Unit name14th Australian General Hospital
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/101/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 29 July 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 1 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A63 Karoola on 19 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Mooltan on 28 August 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Kashgar on 2 September 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Kashgar on 5 September 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A1 Kymettus on 12 September 1916
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A25 Anglo Egyptian on 19 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Australian General Hospital
Promotions

Major


Unit: MED Hosp Ship No 2
Promotion date: 14 July 1915

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31138 (22 January 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61 (23 May 1919).

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Medals

OBE


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 113
Date: 6 October 1919

Other detailsMedals: Order of the British Empire, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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