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Martin John Joseph BURKE

Regimental number7747
Place of birthSpringsure, Queensland
SchoolSpringsure State School, Queensland
Other trainingNudgee College,Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationJournalist
AddressLongreach, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, M T Burke, Springsure, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date24 August 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateDied of disease 5 July 1918
Place of death or woundingCorbie, France
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialTerlincthun British Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 21), Wimille, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
75
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Martin and Mary BURKE, Springsure, Queensland
Family/military connectionsCousin: 1014 Pte Edward Cahill LOUGHRAN, 11th Light Horse Regiment, died of wounds, 25 May 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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