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Charles Vernon BIRCH

Regimental number29472
Place of birthPerth, Western Australia
SchoolScotch College, Perth, WA
ReligionCongregational
OccupationClerk
AddressGuildford Road, Belmont Park, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, C V Birch, Guildford Road, Belmont Park, Western Australia
Previous military service88th Infantry; Served as Lieutenant, 88th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces, WA.
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentBombardier
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 118
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 3 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 27 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death27 September 1918
Age at death22.9
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialRoisel Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row M, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
13
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles Vernon and Eunice BIRCH, Guildford Road, Belmont Park, Western Australia. Born at Perth, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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