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John KIRWAN

Regimental number3253
Place of birthKinglake Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address38 Hamilton Street, Seddon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ann Kirwan, Fitzroy Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date17 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 4 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialDaours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row E, Grave No. 22), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
115
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Frank and Marie KIRWAN; husband of Ivy KIRWAN, 14 Harper Street, Northcote, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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