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Austin Joseph BOURKE

Regimental number3788
Place of birthPenrith, New South Wales
SchoolKingswood Public School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address110 George Street, Erskineville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, R Bourke, c/o Supervisor of Lines, Railways, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of wounds, 22nd General Hospital, France.
FateDied of wounds 8 September 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death31
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot X, Row c, Grave No. 13A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
84
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Richard and Mary BOURKE. Native of Penrith, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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