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Claude Edmund BURKE

Regimental number380
Place of birthNewcastle New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, R P Burke, Riversmeade, Newcastle, New South Wales
Enlistment date10 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentSquadron Quartermaster Sergaent
Unit name7th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A33 Ayrshire on 20 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Not awarded.
Recommendation date: 4 March 1917

Military Cross

Recommendation date: "9 August 1917 (Awarded 1 January 1918)"

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 57
Date: 18 April 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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