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Christopher Henry BOURKE

Regimental number5048
Place of birthBairnsdale, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressBairnsdale, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, Mr Henry Bourke, Bairnsdale, Victoria
Enlistment date6 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 November 1917
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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