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Regimental number3013
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
Addressc/o Mrs Mothersone, Pioneer Street, Toowong, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinBrother, Percy H Birtwistle, Staines Street, Wilston, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date13 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 30 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 August 1916
Place of burialPozieres British Cemetery (Plot III, Row K, Grave No. 15), Ovillers-La-Boisselle, France
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6059 Corporal Harold BERTWISTLE, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 10 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSurname entered incorrectly on Embarkation Roll as BIRTWISTLE .

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