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John Stewart BIRSE

Regimental number380
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCar builder
Address16 Francis Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elizabeth May Birse, 16 Francis Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name36th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 13 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stewart spelt Stuart
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 June 1948
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery

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