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George Bourke TIDEX

Regimental number106
Date of birth1 March 1893
Place of birthBourke, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPicture operator
AddressIcely Road, East Orange, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kin..., P Tidex Senior, Icely Road, East Orange, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Wounded in action, Gallipoli, 7 May 1915; evacuated to 1st Australian General Hospital, Cairo (gun shot wound, thigh). Embarked from Suez on board HS 'Ballarat', for return to Australia for discharge, 5 July 1915. Discharged (medically unfit), 6 March 1916.

Re-enlisted for Home Service, 8 March 1916; discharged, 13 October 1916, for enlistment in Australian Army Pay Corps; discharged, 19 November 1920.

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

Also served in World War II as V83342 Lieutenant, Australian Army Pay Corps.
Date of death12 August 1970
Age at death77
Place of burialMornington Cemetery, Victoria

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