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William Arthur BIRCH

Regimental number291
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address248 Bay Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eliz Birch, 248 Bay Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date1 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 6, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919

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