|Place of birth||Maitland, New South Wales|
|Address||2 Watson Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||31|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs C. Birch, 2 Watson Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||4th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/21/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||4th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt.
Embarked Sydney, 9 August 1915; disembarked Egypt, 10 September 1915.
Admitted to No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Luna Park, 22 November 1915; discharged, 12 December 1915.
Commenced return to Australian on board HT 'Wandilla', 14 December 1915; disembarked, 14 January 1916; discharged Sydney (medically unfit: cardiac incompetence), 13 December 1916.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||44|
|Place of burial||Waverley Cemetery (Grave No. 5243), New South Wales|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BIRCH Richard John|