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Frederick Percival BIRKIN

Regimental number3244
Place of birthNewstead, Victoria
AddressNewstead, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, J Birkin, Newstead, Victoria
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 May 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Fred Percival
Date of death6 May 1916
Place of burialSailly-Sur-La-Lys Canadian Cemetery 9Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Ellen BIRKIN, Strangway, Victoria. Native of Newstead
Family/military connectionsBrother: 725 Conrad Charles BIRKIN, 7th Bn, died of wounds, Amiens, france, 17 April 1918.

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