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Birch, Frederick William

Born in United Provinces India. Son of the late Major Henry Holwell Birch and Sarah Henriette Birch, widow, of 32 Fernbank Road, Redland. Husband of Mary Dorothea, of High Beech Park Road, Parkstone, Poole, Dorset, England..


Birch, Frederick William was born on 03/03/1869, and attended the School from 1882-1885. He served as a Major in the Army, with the South Wales Borderers 4th Bn.. Birch sadly lost his life on 17/04/1916, as a result of the War.


Birch is remembered on Basra Memorial, Iraq, panels 16 and 62.

Previous Service

Previously Birch served at Samana and Hazara (Iraq, 1891) in the Tirah Punjab Frontier Campaign, with the 30th Punjabis.

Frederick William Birch

Born: 03 March 1869

School dates: 1882-1885

Rank: Major

Regiment: South Wales Borderers 4th Bn.

Died: 17 April 1916

Age: 47

Remembered: Basra Memorial, Iraq

Reference: Panels 16 and 62

Memorial Site Map (CWGC)

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