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William Edgar BIRCH

Regimental number3041
Place of birthEllesmere England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
AddressGuildford, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Alfred Birch, Harvey Street, Cottesloe Beach, Western Australia
Enlistment date12 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 18 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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