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Frank Edgar KIRKUP

Regimental number1957
Place of birthEngland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFisherman
Addressc/o Hobart Savings Bank, Murray Street, Hobart
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lylla Kate Kirkup, Seaford, Lisdillon, East Coast, Tasmania
Enlistment date29 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Jane KIRKUP
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of deathCoast Hospital, Sydney
Age at death56
Place of burialBotany Cemetery, New South Wales

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