Robert George Kirkwood

First Name: 
Robert
Middle Name: 
George
Last Name: 
Kirkwood
Date of Birth: 
Saturday, August 7, 1897
Mother's Name: 
Sarah Ann Kirkwood (nee Benjamin)
Father's Name: 
George Kirkwood
Date Enlisted: 
Saturday, May 18, 1918
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
2nd Battalion
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Saturday, August 5, 1972
Details: 

Private Robert Kirkwood (Service no. 60470) was born in Mount Kembla.

Prior to enlisting he was working as a wheeler at the mine. He embarked on HMAT A41 Bakara on 4th September, 1918 with 17th Reinforcements.

The war ended before he could see service and he was returned to Australia in July 1919 and discharged from the AIF.

In 1923 he married Florence Elizabeth Oram and they resided in Mount Kembla.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, KIRKWOOD ROBERT GEORGE

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