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Henry Oscar BIRKE

Regimental number7813
Place of birthMarrickville New South Wales
SchoolPublic School
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressLismore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, H W Birke, Dunoon, Richmond River, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 August 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 25 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death25 September 1918
Age at death29
Place of burialSt Sever Cemetery Extension, (Block R, Plot III, Row 1, Grave No. 6), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
75
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry William and Elizabeth BIRKE, South Lismore, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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