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John Willett O'ROURKE

Regimental number3212
Place of birthMilton, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressWowan via Rockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinFather, Daniel O'Rourke, Macksville, Nambucca River, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Daniel and Elizabeth O'ROURKE
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 October 1940
Age at death62
Place of burialCanungra Cemetery, Queensland

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