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William BURKETT

Regimental number625
Place of birthAldershot England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address13 Park Street, West Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Burkett, 265 High Street, Aldershot, England
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death25 December 1930
Age at death45
Place of burialWalpeup Cemetery, Victoria

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