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Edgar William KIRKHAM

Regimental number9935
Place of birthLeichardt New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationClerk
Address6 Stewart Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, P Kirkham, Orient Avenue, Cronulla, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 17 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 5 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot X, Row A, Grave No. 9), Dickebusch, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
11
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Peter and Ann KIRKHAM, 1 Wolesley Street, Haberfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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