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Joseph BIRRELL

Regimental number5294
Place of birthNewcastle, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStoreman
Addressc/o Mrs Hodges Birrell Street, Waverley, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinAunt, Mrs Jane Walker, off Hudson Street, Hamilton, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 13 March 1916 - 18th Bn, 14th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 18th Bn, 5 February 1917. Wounded, Somme sector, 25 February 1917.
FateKilled in Action 3 October 1918
Place of death or woundingEstrees, France
Date of death3 October 1918
Age at death32
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot V, Row N, Grave No. 10), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
84
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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