|Place of birth||Dublin, Ireland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Savings Bank Department, Broadmeadows, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||41|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Cecilia Burke, 48 Harcourt Street, Dublin, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||24th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/41/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Gunner|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||5th Divisional Ammunition Column|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Transferred to 5th Divisional Ammunition Corps, Canal Zone, Egypt, 16 April 1916; taken on strength of 5th Divisional Ammunition Column and mustered as a Gunner, Ferry Post East, 17 April 1916.
Admitted to Hospital (rheumatism), Ferry Post, 12 May 1916; discharged to unit, 18 May 1917.
Admitted to Hospital (rheumatism) and struck of strength of 5th Divisional Ammunition Corps, Ferry Post East, 25 May 1916; to 1st Australian Stationary Hospital, Ismailia, 29 May 1916; to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Cairo, 5 June 1916; to Convalescent Depot, Alexandria, 15 June 1916; discharged to Australian Base, Tel-el-Kebir, 12 June 1916; joined A.A.T.D, 13 July 1916.
Embarked, Alexandria, to join the British Expeditionary Force, 1 August 1916; marched into A.A.T.D, Parkhouse, England, 28 September 1916; marched into Weymouth Command Depot, 30 October 1916; marched into A.A.T.D., Bulford, 27 November 1916.
Commenced return to Australia from Plymouth on board HT 'Ulysses', 13 February 1917; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 19 June 1917.
British War MedalMedal stamp marked 'returned, 10 May 1963'.
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BURKE Frederick|