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John Henry BIRCH

Regimental number343
Place of birthSouth Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressMelbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, Joseph H Birch, Murchison East, Victoria
Enlistment date8 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 13, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 July 1919

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