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Sherman David O'ROURKE

Regimental number64086
Date of birth25 November 1889
Place of birthAppin, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGertrude Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29 years 2 months
Height5' 9"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth O'Rourke, Gertrude Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date25 June 1918
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Unit name5th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (New South Wales)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Darwin on 14 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Discharge date29 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Karoa', 8 April 1919; arrived Melbourne for Brisbane, 8 May 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Brisbane, 29 May 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, O'ROURKE Sherman David

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