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Birks, Frederick (47)

Place of Birth: Buckley, Wales

Age: 20 years 2 months

Enlistment Details: Tuesday, 18 August 1914 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 47 view online service record

c/o Mrs Cornelius,
18 King Street
Norwood, SA

Next of Kin:
M Birks (mother)
Garden Cottage, Chester Road
Buckley, Wales

Embarkation Details:
Date: Monday, 19 October 1914
Ship: HMAT Wiltshire A18
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 2nd Field Ambulance

KIA: Friday, 21 September 1917
Place: Belgium

Awards: VC, MM

1917 ‘LIEUTENANT FRED. BIRKS, V.C.’, Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 – 1920), 8 December, p. 3. , viewed 07 Oct 2019,


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