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Roy Neilson BIRRELL

Regimental number6916
Place of birthAlbert Park, Victoria
OccupationTailors cutter
AddressArthur Street, Fairfield, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Jas. Birrell, Arthur Street, Fairfield, Victoria
Previous military service25th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Ammunition Column
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 18 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Infantry Brigade Headquarters
FateReturned to Australia 21 March 1919
Date of death5 August 1961
Place of burialCarlton Cemetery

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