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John BIRGER

Regimental number5791
Place of birthRiga, Latvia, Russia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFireman
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Marie Birger, Queen Street, The Riga, Russia
Enlistment date17 December 1915
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 26 September 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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