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Joseph Patrick BURKE

Regimental number2037
Place of birthTweed River, New South Wales
SchoolConvent (Catholic) School, Murwillimnah, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationGrocer
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs Eileen Burke, 93 Kennigo Street, Valley, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialLijssenthoek Militar Cemetery (Plot XZ, Row J, Grave No. 16), Beligum
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
133
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Mary BURKE; husbane of Eileen BURKE, Innisfall, Ering Street, Murwillumbah, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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