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Robert William KIRBY

Regimental number5708
Place of birthBendigo Victoria
AddressWoodvale, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, T J Kirby, Woodvale, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 January 1919
Date of death25 September 1963
Place of burialEaglehawk Cemetery

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