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John BIRNIE

Regimental number2117
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCarpenter and joiner
Address67 Trafalgar Street, Annandale, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs M H Birnie, 20 Margaret Street, Petersham, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 August 1917
Date of death27 June 1953
Place of burialMurrumburrah Cemetery

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