Raymond Harcourt KIRKALDY

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KIRKALDY, Raymond Harcourt

Service Number: 10680
Enlisted: 21 January 1916, Newcastle, New South Wales
Last Rank: Second Lieutenant
Last Unit: Royal Flying Corps
Born: Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, 12 November 1893
Home Town: Tighes Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 25 March 1918, aged 24 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Arras Flying Services Memorial
Memorials: Cook's Hill Superior Public School , Newcastle (Gardner Memorial) War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

21 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Newcastle, New South Wales
30 May 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Driver, SN 10680, 3rd Divisional Train
30 May 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Driver, SN 10680
30 May 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Driver, SN 10680, 3rd Divisional Train, HMAT Persic, Sydney
30 May 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Driver, SN 10680, HMAT Persic, Sydney
16 Mar 1917: Involvement Second Lieutenant, Royal Flying Corps

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Biography

Raymond was reported Missing in Action 25th March 1918 whilst on active service with the Royal Flying Corps.His British Army WWI Medal Rolls Index Cards record that he was reported missing on that date.It was (several years)later recorded in the records that this was his date of death, and would indicate that Raymonds body was never recovered.