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Herbert Angelo DURKIN

Regimental number20170
Place of birthNorth Shore New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationElectrical and mechanical engineer
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ruby Margaret Durkin, 'Kuring-ai', Lyell Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Enlistment date2 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameCavalry Divisional Signal Squadron 1, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 7 September 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian Wireless Signal Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 18 August 1918
Date of death5 January 1962
Place of burialBotany Cemetery

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