Richard Jack Lockwood Strong BIRKIN

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BIRKIN, Richard Jack Lockwood Strong

Service Number: 3415
Enlisted: 26 February 1917, Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 46th Infantry Battalion
Born: Kyneton, Vicroria, Australia, 1892
Home Town: Albert Park, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: Williamstown State School
Occupation: Boiler Maker
Died: Killed In Action, France, 3 April 1918
Cemetery: Millencourt Communal Cemetery Extension
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kyneton War Memorial, Williamstown Pictorial Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

26 Feb 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 46th Infantry Battalion, Melbourne
11 May 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3415, 46th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '19' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Ascanius embarkation_ship_number: A11 public_note: ''
3 Apr 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3415, 46th Infantry Battalion, Dernancourt/Ancre

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Biography contributed by Sharyn Roberts

Enlisted and served under alias Richard Jack Lockwood 

 

Richard Jack Lockwood BIRKIN was born in Kyneton, Victoria in 1892

His parents were John Thomas BIRKIN & Mary Louisa Alberta STRONG

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His brother Frederick George Lockwood BIRKIN (SN2746) was Killed in Action on 8th August, 1916