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James Archibald BOURKE

Regimental number885
Place of birthCamperdown, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Addressc/o T Hopeland, Butcher, Kerang, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, John A Bourke, Wallan, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 July 1915
Place of death or woundingGaba Tepe, Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of death5 July 1915
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 11), Anzac, Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John B. and Margaret BOURKE, 364 Lygon Street, Brunswich East, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousins: 989 Pte JK SMITH, killed in action, France, 1918; 7207 Pte FW BROCK, killed in action, France, 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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