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Frederick George Lockwood Birkin

Name on Board FGL Birkin
Name on Service
Frederick George Lockwood  Birkin
Enlistment Age 19
Occupation Labourer
Place of Birth Kyneton, Vic
Next of Kin Mary Louise Alberta Birkin
Address 34 Greig St, Albert Park, Vic
Marital Status S
Enlistment Date 15/07/1915
Service No. 2746
Enlistment Place Melbourne, Vic
Embarkation Place Melbourne
Embarkation Date 15/09/1915
Embarkation Ship SS Makarini
Unit on Embarkation 14th Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of Death 8/08/1916
Unit on Death 4th Australian Machine Gun Company
Rank on Death Private
Cause of Death KIA
Place of Wounding/
Pozieres, France (No known grave)
Cemetery or Memorial Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Additional Information Surname on Embarkation Roll: Birken. There is a letter on Fredericks service dossier from Frederick's mother, Mary, enquiring about another son who had been killed and reply from military that they were unable to locate any record of her second son. The names of both FGL Birkin and RJL Birkin are on the Kyneton War Memorial. It's believed that his sister, Ruby Elizabeth, lived in Williamstown
Additional References William Birkin
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