Kenneth Reginald KIRK

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KIRK, Kenneth Reginald

Service Number: NX58028
Enlisted: 24 November 1941, Paddington, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1 Company Australian Army Service Corps
Born: Penrith, New South Wales, 11 April 1920
Home Town: Lithgow, Lithgow, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Died of Illness (POW of Japan), Thailand, 17 February 1944, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Kanchanaburi War Cemetery
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Lakemba St Andrew's Anglican Church Memorial Windows
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World War 2 Service

24 Nov 1941: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN NX58028, Paddington, New South Wales
17 Feb 1944: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN NX58028, 1 Company Australian Army Service Corps, Prisoners of War

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

NX58028 Private Kenneth Reginald Kirk, No 1 Company, Australian Army Service Corps (AASC). Pte Kirk died of illness in Siam (Thailand) on 17 February 1944 after being interned by the Japanese as a prisoner of war.