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Ernest Edmund BOURKE

Regimental number1879
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAccountant
AddressSouth Yarra, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs Olive Rae Bourke, 'Crofton', Mitchell Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date10 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
FateNo details of fate entered on Nominal Roll
Medals

Meritorious Service Medal

'For conspicuous good service and devotion to duty as N.C.O. i/c of Divisional Baths and clean clothing during the period 25th February to 17th September 1917.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67
Date: 3 June 1919

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