Alan Fairlie (Bill) KYLE DSC

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KYLE, Alan Fairlie

Service Numbers: 14598, Officer
Enlisted: 28 February 1916, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: HMAS Basilisk
Born: Toowoomba, Queensland, 7 February 1898
Home Town: Sydney, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Executed (POW of Japan), Kavieng, Papua New Guinea, 1 September 1942, aged 44 years
Cemetery: Rabaul (Bita Paka) War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Ballarat Australian Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial, Northbridge (Shore) Sydney Church of England Grammar School Memorial Cricket Ground Roll of Honour, Toowoomba Grammar School WW2 Honour Board, Toowoomba Roll of Honour WW2, Toowoomba WW2 Roll of Honour Book, Toowoomba War Memorial (Mothers' Memorial)
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World War 1 Service

28 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 14598, Sydney, New South Wales
11 Jul 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 14598, 1st Divisional Signal Company, HMAT Vestalia, Sydney
11 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 14598, 1st Divisional Signal Company, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
29 Jan 1918: Discharged AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 14598, 4th Divisional Signal Company

World War 2 Service

2 Apr 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy, Lieutenant, SN Officer, HMAS Basilisk, Namatanai, New Ireland (PNG)
2 Apr 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy, Lieutenant
1 Sep 1942: Involvement Royal Australian Navy, Lieutenant, HMAS Basilisk

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Served in WW1 and was Executed in WW2 by the Japanese along with his comrade Sub-Lieut. Gregory Wade Benham DSC (/explore/people/619735)