KERBY, Noble

Service Number: 51630
Enlisted: 22 February 1918, Place of enlistment - Ballarat, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st to 17th (VIC) Reinforcements
Born: Ballarat, 22 September 1899
Home Town: Ballarat, Ballarat North, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
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World War 1 Service

22 Feb 1918: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 51630, Place of enlistment - Ballarat, Victoria
5 Jun 1918: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 51630, 1st to 17th (VIC) Reinforcements, Embarked on RMS Orontes from Sydney --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '20' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: RMS Orontes embarkation_ship_number: '' public_note: ''
21 Apr 1920: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 51630, 1st to 17th (VIC) Reinforcements, Returned to Australia on HT Devon disembarking Melbourne 27th November 1919

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Mr James Macklam and Mrs Margaret Anne (nee Brennan) Kerby of Ballarat, Victoria.

Brother of

  • 1364 Sergeant Macklam James Martin Kerby (DCM) - 3rd Tunnelling Company killed in action France 27th November 1916 (1886);
  • Major Edwin Thomas John Kerby - 8th Battalion returned (1888);
  • Stella Bertha Jessie Kerby (1890);
  • Harold Laurence Allison Kerby (1892);
  • Vera Sylvia Kath Kerby (1893);
  • 115 Private Norman Vivian Gladstone - 7th Battalion, B Company killed in action Gallipoli 25th April 1915 (1895) and
  • 2248 Driver Royal Tressillian Richard Mcgrain Kerby - Australian Motor Transport Section returned (1896).