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William George BIRTHISEL

Regimental number214
Place of birthBaliba, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSleeper hewer
AddressPO, Wehla, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, Mrs Elizabeth Birthisel, Rheola, Victoria
Enlistment date5 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 May 1942
Age at death62
Place of burialYarrawonga Cemetery, Victoria

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