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Arthur James O'ROURKE

Regimental number1704
Place of birthKempton Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressKempton, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, James O'Rourke, Kempton, Tasmania
Previous military service93rd Infantry
Enlistment date25 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 July 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 August 1969
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery

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