We remember Frederick Birks

We remember Frederick Birks

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Timeline

Timeline

1883
sibling Beatrice Birks Source:8950983 1883
1888
sibling Samuel Birks Source:8950983 1888
1891
sibling John Birks Source:8950983 1891
1894
birth Buckley, Flintshire, Wales United Kingdom Source:8540445 Source:8950963 16th August 1894
1901
location Lane End Old Croft, Cheshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8950983 1901
1901
dates Age 6 Source:8950983 1901
1911
dates Age 16 Source:8951009 1911
1911
employment Brick Setter's Labourer Buckley United Kingdom Source:8951009 1911
1911
location Lane End Buckley, Flintshire United Kingdom parents address Source:8951009 1911
1917
dates Age 23 Source:8950963 21st September 1917
1917
death Source:8540445 21st September 1917
1917
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:8950995 6th November 1917
service Australian Imperial Force 2 Source:8104645
service Australian Imperial Force Second Lieutenant Australian Infantry, A.I.F. 6th Battalion Source:8950963
enlistment Melbourne Victoria Australia Source:8104645
service Australian Imperial Force Second Lieutenant 47 Source:8540445
burial Perth Cemetery (china Wall) CWGC Cemetery/Memorial West-Vlaanderen Belgium I. G. 45. Source:8950963

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Frederick
Initials F
Last Name Birks
Source 8104645
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Lane End Buckley, Flintshire United Kingdom parents address known 1911
Lane End Old Croft, Cheshire United Kingdom parents address known 1901
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Australian Imperial Force 2
Australian Imperial Force 47 Second Lieutenant
Australian Imperial Force Australian Infantry, A.I.F. 6th Battalion Second Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Mary Birks mother
Samuel Birks father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Beatrice Birks sister 1883
Samuel Birks brother 1888
John Birks brother 1891

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Australian ANZACs from the National Archives of Australia
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Celine115478
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Celine115478
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Celine115478
Medal Index Cards Transcription Celine115478

External Evidence

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Profile on The Australian War Memorial Trevor321
VCs of the First World War, Passchendaele 1917 by Stephen Snelling Celine115478
The London Gazette Celine115478
2lt F Birks Vc Mm Celine115478

Multimedia

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Frederick Birks VC. Trevor321
Report of 2nd Lieut Birks' death John6705

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