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James FIRKIN

Regimental number327
Place of birthBloxwich England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
AddressLoch Street, Claremont, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Benjamin Firkin, Loch Street, Claremont, Western Australia
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Western Australia Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3002 Lance Corporal Joseph Benjamin FIRKIN, 28th Bn, killed in action, 31 December 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 April 1975

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