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Frank Michael BOURKE

Regimental number778
Place of birthSassafras, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressKimberley, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, George Bourke, Kimberley, Tasmania
Previous military service91st Infantry
Enlistment date21 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 1 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2122 Pte John Thomas BOURKE, 40th Bn, killed in action, 5 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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