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Eric Keast BURKE

Regimental number20555
Place of birthChristchurch, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRoseville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Walter Burke, 'Wilstai', Shirley Road, Roseville, New South Wales
Previous military serviceS U Scouts
Enlistment date19 February 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll22/2/1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameLight Motor Set Wireless Troop
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 19 December 1917
Regimental number from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal RollWireless
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

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