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Joseph BURGE

SchoolAllora State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAuctioneer's clerk
AddressAllora, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWilliam Burge, Allora, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Queensland Mounted Infantry; in the 1st Queensland Contingent in the South African War; in the Allora Rifle Club; in the 3rd Light Horse, Citizen Miltary Forces; and in he 14th Light Horse Regiment, CMF.
Enlistment date14 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A15 Star of England on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 14 September 1914.
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death7 August 1915
Age at death36
Place of burialQuinn's Post Cemetery (Special Memorial 30), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
3
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Native of Allora, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1809 Pte Wilfred BURGE, Australian Army Postal Corps, returned to Australia, 16 August 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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