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Kilean Patrick POWER

Regimental number710
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
Other NamesKilian
SchoolState School, Marong, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFruit grower
AddressMerbein PO, Mildura, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Power, Merbein PO, Mildura, Victoria
Enlistment date22 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular'Born in Bendigo on 17th March 1897. Was educated at State School Marong. Came to Merbein in 1910 with his Father & Mother and was engaged in Horticultural work on his father's block, till he enlisted at Mildura in 1916. A noble son.' (details from father)
FateKilled in Action 14 May 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
51
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Katherine POWER, Merbein, Victoria. Native of Bendigo, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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