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Samuel Hayward WARKE

Regimental number2700
Date of birth14 April 1892
Place of birthDalby, Queensland
SchoolMarrickville Public School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFireman
Address182 Enmore Road, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, S G Walke, 182 Enmore Road, Marrickville, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 31 January 1917
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death22.9
Place of burialKensal Green (All Souls) Cemetery (Grave 11), London, England.
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
42
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Minnie Charlotte and Samuel George WARKE.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Wounded in action, Pozieres, France, 23 July 1916; invalided to England, and admitted to Maida Vale Hospital, London.

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

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