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Ernest Wilfred BIRCH

Regimental number398
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor mechanic
Address'Timara', Forest Street, Cottesloe, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMatthew Birch, Creswick Road, Clunes, Victoria
Enlistment date8 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 31 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 10 March 1918
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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