Rupert BIRRELL

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BIRRELL, Rupert

Service Numbers: 1403, 3310
Enlisted: 30 December 1914, Oaklands, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 57th Infantry Battalion
Born: Adelaide, South Australia, 4 April 1896
Home Town: Goodwood, Unley, South Australia
Schooling: Gilles Street State School
Occupation: Storeman
Died: Killed in Action, France, 25 April 1918, aged 22 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Unley Arch of Remembrance, Unley Town Hall WW1 Honour Board, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

30 Dec 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1403, 16th Infantry Battalion, Oaklands, South Australia
2 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1403, 16th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Clan McGillivray, Melbourne
2 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1403, 16th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
18 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3310, 21st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wiltshire, Melbourne
18 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3310, 21st Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
15 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 57th Infantry Battalion
25 Apr 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3310, 57th Infantry Battalion, Villers-Bretonneux

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Son of John BIRRELL and Ada Mary nee WILLCOCKS