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Ulick Lancelot BOURKE

Place of birthLondonderry, Ireland
Other NamesAlick Lancelot
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressMereweather, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Height6' 1"
Weight188 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs H H Bourke, 'The Ridge', Mereweather, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 April 1918
Place of enlistmentNewcastle, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Malta on 16 October 1918
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1919
Discharge date5 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney on HMAT 'Borda', 17 July 1918; disembarked London, 27 September 1918. Proceeded to France through Folkestone, 15 October 1918; allotted to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Abbeville, 16 October 1918.

Admitted to 3rd Australian General Hospital, 23 October 1918, and transferred to 2nd Stationary Hospital, Abeville; discharged to unit, 28 October 1918; granted leave to the United Kingdom, 9 February 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 28 October 1918. Disembarked Folkestone, 7 May 1919, for reporting to Australian Imperial Force Headquarters, London; marched into Australian Medical Corps Training Depot, Fovant, from No. 4 Group, 27 May 1918; marched out, 2 June 1918; marched into Detention Barracks, Lewes, 3 June 1918.

Commenced return to Australian on HMAT 'Port Melbourne', 5 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 20 August 1918, for onward travel to Sydney. Appointment terminated, 5 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BOURKE Ulick Lancelot

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