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Reginald Allan BIRCHENOUGH

Regimental number2152
Place of birthActon, London, England
SchoolBelmont Council School, Chiswick, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia16
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Arthur William Birchenough, 12 Cambridge Road, Chiswick, London, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A13 Katuna on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 15 April 1918
Place of death or woundingNieppe Forest, France
Date of death15 April 1918
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialHazebrouck Communal Cemetery (Plot III, Row E, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur William and Elizabeth Annie BIRCHENOUGH, 12 Cambridge Road, Chiswick, London, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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