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Macklam James Martin Kerby was born in Ballarat and enlisted from Richmond. He was 30 years old, married, and an engineer. He was drafted to the 3rd Tunneling Company in the Australian Mining Corps. His Regimental No. was 1364. He was promoted to Sergeant, and was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal for"... conspicuous bravery on operations.." He was killed in action in a mining accident at Leos, and is buried in the Hersin Communal Cemetery, France.
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