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Regimental number2634
Place of birthSunderland, England
OccupationPostal assistant
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 9"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinMother, Marie Burke, 130 Coronation Street, Sunderland, Durham, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 June 1916
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Unit name48th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT Port Melbourne on 30 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 September 1919
Discharge date1 March 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Barambah', 3 September 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 17 October 1919; discharged, Perth, 1 March 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, BURKE James

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