Gilbert Shuttleworth KIRKE

KIRKE, Gilbert Shuttleworth

Service Number: 903
Enlisted: 3 March 1915, Cairns, Queensland
Last Rank: Second Lieutenant
Last Unit: 25th Infantry Battalion
Born: Mt Perry, Queensland, 26 January 1894
Home Town: Babinda, Cairns, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farm overseer/School teacher
Died: Killed In Action, France, 5 August 1916, aged 22 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Babinda War Memorial, Bowen Presbyterian Church Honour Roll, Cairns Cenotaph
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World War 1 Service

3 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 903, Cairns, Queensland
29 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 903, 25th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
29 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 903, 25th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Aeneas, Brisbane
1 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 903, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
5 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 25th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
5 Aug 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 25th Infantry Battalion

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