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Charles James BIRKETT

Regimental number1654
Place of birthWarwick Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBootmaker
AddressArnold Street, Alora, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinWife, Mrs Agnes J Birkett, Arnold Street, Allora, Queensland
Enlistment date13 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 17 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 January 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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