|Place of birth||Auckland, New Zealand|
|Age at embarkation||44|
|Next of kin||Brother, Maurice Kirby, Williamstown Workshops, Williamstown, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||32nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/49/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||32nd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: England
Embarked Adelaide, 7 November 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 9 January 1917, and marched in to 8th Training Bn, Hurdcott.
Marched in to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 15 March 1917.
Commenced return to Australia from Plymouth on board HT 'Barambah', 5 April 1917; discharged (medically unfit: overage and physical unfitness), Adelaide, 7 July 1918.
Medal: British War MedalSubsequent claim for war pension 'rejected on the grounds that claimant's incapacity is not the result of participation in warlike operations'.
|Date of death|
|Age at death||56|
|Place of burial||AIF Cemetery (Row 6 West, Grave 1), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, KIRBY William|