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Thomas John BURKE

Regimental number2823
Place of birthPrahran, Victoria
SchoolChristian Brothers (Catholic) School, East St Kilda, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressSt Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMother, Mrs Kate Burke, 7 Martin Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name46th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/63/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateDied at sea 31 December 1916
Place of death or woundingAt sea
Age at death34
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsHollybrook Memorial, Southampton, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
141
Family/military connectionsUncle: John GRIMES, killed in action; Cousins: Harry PARKER; Michael GRIMES, killed in action.

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