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Arthur Horace BIRKS

Regimental number2333
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
Address65 Botany Road, Waterloo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs E M Birk, 65 Botany Road, Waterloo, New South Wales
Enlistment date31 May 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Work near Hamel from 8-11 August 1918
Recommendation date: 12 August 1918

FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 April 1948
Place of burialWoronora Crematorium
SourcesNAA: B2455, BIRKS Arthur Horace

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