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James BIRCH

Regimental number7185
Place of birthPlymouth England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSouthern Cross, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinFather, John Birch, Norton Summit, South Australia
Enlistment date30 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name4th Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/23/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Date of death7 July 1923
Age at death48
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 5, Grave No. East 10), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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