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Richard James BIRKETT

Regimental number5312
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
Address21 Hutchinson Street, Moore Park, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs Edith Birkett, 21 Hutchinson Street, Moore Park, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 October 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Date of death29 January 1980

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