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Edmund Louis BURKE

Date of birth28 August 1896
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address37 Brighton Road, St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Gertrude Burke, 37 Brighton Road, St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceR M College
Enlistment date1 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 6, Battery 18
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Artillery


Unit: 2nd Division artillery
Promotion date: 12 January 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 9 September 1917

FateReturned to Australia 18 July 1919

Military Cross

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

Other details

War service, Egypt, Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, VIctory Medal

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