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Edwin Thomas John KERBY

Address16 Bennett Street, Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMrs Rosina May Kerby, 16 Bennett Street, Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date2 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit name5th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Major Edwin Thomas John KERBY, 8th Bn, returned to Australia, 20 December 1918; 1364 Sergeant Martin Macklam James KERBY DCM, 3rd Tunnelling Company, killed in action, 27 November 1916;
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 July 1971

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