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Hugh Michael O'RORKE

Regimental number272
Place of birthBrim, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressLake Bolac, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Hugh O'Rorke, Lake Bolac, Victoria
Enlistment date28 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll14 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 January 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Ian Marr
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 September 1962
Age at death72
Place of burialLake Bolac Cemetery, Victoria

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