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Andrew QUIRK

Regimental number2749
Place of birthBurrumbut, Victoria
SchoolBurrumbut State School, No. 368, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBurrumbeet, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Quirk, 5 Durham Street, Ballarat West, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 August 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 12 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row B, Grave No. 136), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Catherine QUIRK, 5 Durham Street, Ballarat West, Victoria. Native of Burrumbeet, Victoria

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