Leslie William BIRCH

Regimental number62526
Date of birth16 March 1897
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPostal official
AddressMilang, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21.3
Height5' 4"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A E Ross, Milang, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the 74th Bn, Citizen Military Forces; 2 years in the 27th Infantry Bn, CMF.
Enlistment date1 July 1918
Place of enlistmentMount Gambier, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th General Service Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 22 October 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
FateShip recalled
Discharge date23 January 1919
Other details

Ship recalled owing to cessation of hostilities; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 23 January 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death10 March 1964
Age at death67
Place of burialMilang Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, BIRCH Leslie William