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William IRBY

Regimental number3143
Place of birthCamperdown, Victoria
SchoolBrighton St Richmond Public School
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBuckley Street, East Caulfield, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinSister, Ivy Irby, 500 Burnley Street, Burnley, Victoria
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 26 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 May 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death37.10
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialLe Grand Hasard Military Cemetery (Plot 3, Row B, Grave No. 7), Morbecque, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Jane IRBY. Father of Ivy IRBY, 6 Buckley Street, Caulfield, Victoria

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