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Gordon James KIRBY

Regimental number1302
Place of birthGeelong Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGrocer
Address9 Mervyn Street, Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Samuel Kirby, 9 Mervyn Street, Geelong, Victoria
Previous military serviceAGA
Enlistment date1 January 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 December 1917
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHeavy Artillery Group 36, Reinforcement 17
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 28 February 1918
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll36th Heavy Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1919

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