Arthur James KAIRL

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KAIRL, Arthur James

Service Number: 1678
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 56th Infantry Battalion
Born: Pinda, SA, 2 December 1896
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Blacksmith
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 18 October 1917, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial
Memorials: Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)*
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World War 1 Service

14 Apr 1916: Involvement Private, SN 1678, 56th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
14 Apr 1916: Embarked Private, SN 1678, 56th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Sydney
18 Oct 1917: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 1678, 56th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres

Obituary

Chronicle 1st December 1917

Private A. J. KAIRL, third son of Mr. and Mrs. 0. J. Kairl. He was not yet 21 years of age. He was born at Laura, and learnt the trade of a blacksmith. He enlisted at the beginning of 1916, and sailed on April 18 with the 56th Battalion. He went through many fights in France and had never once been hit until 1 October 10, when he was killed.

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Biography

Son of Oliver James KAIRL and Emily nee BERRY

Of Moppity Road, Young, NSW

Enlisted 02 February 1916 at Cootamundra, NSW