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Edwin Dolby KIRK

Regimental number1892
Date of birth22 April 1884
Place of birthDalgety Boloce, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressTyalgum, Tweed River, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Kirk, Obi Obi, Queensland
Enlistment date17 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/16/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Malwa on 22 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Other details

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Married Myrtle Walters on 27th April 1921, at the Presbyterian Church, Nambour. They had two daughters, Edna Avis, and Clarice Edwina.

His nerves were bad for many years after the war, and he spent some time in hospital each winter with pleurisy.
Date of death6 February 1960
Age at death76
Place of burialWoombye War Cemetery, Queensland

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