Second Lieutenant Frederick Birks, VC

Date of birth1894-08-16 Buckley, Flintshire, North Wales, United Kingdom 
Other  1913  Migrated to Australia from the United Kingdom. 
Date and unit at enlistment (ORs)  1914-08-18  2 Field Ambulance. 
Date of embarkation  1914-10  Sailed for Egypt. 
Date wounded  1915-06-20  Wounded at Gallipoli. 
Date promoted  1916-04  Promoted to Lance Corporal. 
Date of honour or award  1916-07  Awarded the Military Medal for consistant good service in the operation at Pozières by General Birdwood. 
Date promoted  1916-08  Promoted to Corporal. 
Date promoted  1917-04-26  Commissioned as a Second Lieutenant and moved to the 6th Battalion. 
Date of honour or award  1917-09-20  Awarded the Victoria Cross for action at Glencorse Wood, east of Ypres, Belgium whilst serving with 6 Battalion, 2 Brigade, 1 Division as a Second Lieutenant. 
Date of death1917-09-21 Glencorse Wood, Ypres, Belgium