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Horace Roan O'ROURKE

Regimental number2366
Place of birthCarlton New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStudent
AddressPile Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth O'Rourke, Pile Street, Marrickville, New South Wales
Enlistment date27 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A25 Anglo Egyptian on 12 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Other details

War service: Middle East

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 April 1971
Age at death79
Place of burialAtherton Cemetery, Queensland

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