Frederick Reginald BIRNIE

BIRNIE, Frederick Reginald

Service Number: 3261
Enlisted: 27 July 1915
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 12th Infantry Battalion
Born: Launceston, Tasmania, Australia , 22 December 1897
Home Town: Launceston, Launceston, Tasmania
Schooling: Wellington Square State School, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Occupation: Ironmoulder
Died: Illness, France, 2 January 1917, aged 19 years
Cemetery: Heilly Station Cemetery
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

27 Jul 1915: Enlisted Australian Army (Post WW2), Private, 3261, 26th Infantry Battalion
13 Dec 1915: Involvement Private, 3261, 26th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '15' embarkation_place: Hobart embarkation_ship: HMAT Ajana embarkation_ship_number: A31 public_note: ''
13 Dec 1915: Embarked Private, 3261, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ajana, Hobart
2 Jan 1917: Involvement Lance Corporal, 3261, 12th Infantry Battalion, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 3261 awm_unit: 12th Australian Infantry Battalion awm_rank: Lance Corporal awm_died_date: 1917-01-02

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Frederick Reginald BIRNIE was born on 22nd December, 1897 in Launceston, Tasmania

His parents were George BIRNIE and Annie BUCKLEY

He enlisted on 27th July, 1915 and embarked with the 26th Infantry Battalion, 7th reinforcements on the HMAT Ajaja on 13th December, 1915 from Hobart