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Wilfred BURGE

Regimental number1809
Place of birthAllora Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTelephonist
AddressHerbert Street, Allora, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, William Burge, Allora, Queensland
Enlistment date28 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A42 Boorara on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Postal Corps
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: Lt Joseph BURGE, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, killed in action, 7 August 1915.

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