George William BIRCH

BIRCH, George William

Service Number: NX14856
Enlisted: 14 May 1940
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion
Born: Scone, New South Wales, Australia, 2 April 1917
Home Town: Aberdeen, Upper Hunter Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Drover
Died: Killed in Action, Lae, Papua New Guinea., 16 September 1943, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Lae War Cemetery
Plot A, Row A, Grave 11.
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Corporal, NX14856
14 May 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Corporal, NX14856, 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion
16 Sep 1943: Involvement Corporal, NX14856, 2nd/17th Infantry Battalion, New Guinea - Huon Peninsula / Markham and Ramu Valley /Finisterre Ranges Campaigns

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