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William BOURKE

Regimental number1086
Place of birthJunee New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address6 Adolphus Lane, Balmain, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, M Bourke, Emongilly, via Junee, New South Wales
Enlistment date31 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 September 1918
Date of death2 September 1918
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialDours Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VIII, Row B, Grave No. 69), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Michael and Margaret BOURKE. Native of Junee, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2311 Pte David Michael BOURKE, 19th Bn, returned to Australia, 4 May 1917.

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