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Arthur BURCH

Regimental number2618
Place of birthRedfern New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWarder, HM Gaol
AddressUnion Street, Goulburn, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elizabeth Marion Burch, Cambridge Street, Watson's Bay, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed 2 years in the Mounted Rifles in the South African War.
Enlistment date2 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialNoreuil Australian Cemetery (Row H, Grave No. 7), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Joseph BURCH; husband of Elizabeth M. BURCH, 33 Wentworth Street, Manly, New South Wales. Born at Redfern, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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