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James BIRCH

Regimental number4742
Place of birthChristchurch, New Zealand
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMechanic
AddressMarrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs M G Birch, 45 Permer Street, Auckland, New Zealand
Enlistment date9 December 1916
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 April 1919
Date of death26 June 1949
Place of burialSt Marys Cemetery

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