|Place of birth||Galway, Ireland|
|Address||Cathedral Street, City|
|Age at embarkation||26|
|Next of kin||Sister, Mrs N Flaithy, Craddack, Galway, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||Australian Army Medical Corps, Hospital Transports Staff (No. 1 Hospital Ship, 'Karoola')|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||5th Field Ambulance|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 22 December 1915; proceeded to Ismailia, Egypt, 9 March 1916; embarked overseas, 21 March 1916; Reported at 2nd Australian Division Base Depot, Etaples, France, 29 March 1916; marched out to reinforcements at Army Medical Corps, 31 July 1916; taken on strength of 5th Field Ambulance, 6 August 1916.
Evacuated wounded from Casualty Clearing Station, 18 February 1917. Admitted to 6th Australian General Hospital, Rouen, 20 February 1917 (shrapnel wound to left foot); transferred to England, 6 March 1917; admitted to Hampstead Military Hospital, England, 7 March 1917; transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 13 April 1917.
On leave from 14 June 1917 to 23 June 1917.
Admitted to Australian General Hospital, Harefield, 22 June 1917.
Invalided to Australia on board HS 'Kanoola', 3 July 1917; disembarked Sydney, 29 August 1917; discharged, 1 March 1918 (medically unfit).Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BURKE Joseph|