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Cecil James BOURKE

Regimental number2334
Place of birthWellington, New South Wales
OccupationLorry driver
AddressEnmore PO, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 8"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinR Bourke, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 September 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameAustralian Reserve Park 1, Company 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A26 Armadale on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Company, Australian Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt

Admitted to 15th General Hospital, Alexandria, 14 April 1915 (ICT pupice); discharged to duty, 1 May 1916.

Admitted to Isolation Hospital, Abbassia, 15 June 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board SS' Ballarat) for discharged, 5 July 1916 (venereal); disembarked Melbourne, 20 August 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSee 1736 Cecil James BOURKE for second period of service.
SourcesNAA: B2455, BOURKE Cecil James

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