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Alexander BURKE

Regimental number6043
Place of birthAyr Scotland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFuelman
Address62 Stafford Street, Stanmore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinSister, Mrs Mary Johnston, 16 Templand Road, Dairy Ayrshire, Scotland
Enlistment date6 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 August 1919
Date of death7 February 1967
Place of burialRookwood Crematorium

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