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Basil Herne Harper BIRCHILL

Regimental number20120
Date of birth23 October 1896
Place of birthMulgunnia, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCommission agent
AddressCanowindra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 7.5"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinFather, B H Birchill, 'Upperton Villa', Canowindra, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected for enlistment on account of eyesight)
Enlistment date12 December 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameArmy Medical Corps, General Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A36 Boonah on 22 October 1918
FateShip recalled owing to cessation of hostilities
Discharge date2 February 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3647 Pte Charles Alfred Hern BIRCHILL, 7th Light Horse Regiment, retuirned to Australia, 17 July 1919.
Other details

Ship recalled; disembarked Adelaide approximately 20 December 1918.

Discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 2 February 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BIRCHILL Basil Herne Harper

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