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John William BURKE

Regimental number3118
Place of birthMaryborough Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationAccountant
AddressAscot, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Thomas Burke, Dalby, Queensland
Enlistment date10 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3113 Sergeant Thomas Stephen BURKE, 50th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 August 1942
Place of burialSouth Brisbane (Dutton Park) Cemetery, Queensland

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