Private William Birch

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Army Number: 203636

Battalion: 1/5th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born and lived at Creswell, Derbyshire. Son of William Henry and Constance Birch, of 16, Sheffield Road, Creswell. He was a Colliery Labourer prior to enlisting at Creswell. He was killed in action, on 4th September 1917, aged 34, whilst serving in the line near Cambrin, France.

Buried: Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe, France. Plot 1. Row V. Grave 20.

Philosophe British Cemetery, Mazingarbe, France.
Private William Birch grave

Private Birch is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
Creswell War Memorial, Creswell, Derbyshire.