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Mervyn William Kirk

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Photograph of Mervyn William Kirk of Gore, died of Influzena. Image kindly provided by Owen Phillips (June 2020). Image has no known copyright restrictions.

Photograph of Mervyn William Kirk of Gore, died of Influzena. Image kindly provided by Owen Phillips …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Mervyn William AWMM
  • Surname
    Kirk AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 24/207 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 August 1893 Military personnel file GoreSouthland Military personnel file
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Eccles Street, Gore, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 William Kirk (father), Eccles Street, Gore, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 9 October 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 24/207 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 OtagoNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Influenza AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William Kirk and Emma Kirk, of Crewe St., Gore, Southland, New Zealand.

    Brothers Mervyn Kirk (24/207) died in New Zealand and Wilfred Blythe Kirk (24/484) died in England. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 November 1918 AWMM
    GoreSouthland AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Gore Cemetery, Crewe Street, Gore, New Zealand AWMM Section 5. Block 1. Lot 37. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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