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Daniel Joseph BURKE

Regimental number556
Place of birthBarcaldine Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressBarcaldine, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinSister, Mrs. Mary Mansfield, Barcaldine, Queensland
Enlistment date31 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Two ships left from Melbourne carrying the 31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D: HMAT A62, 'Wandilla', on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41, 'Bakara', on 5 November 1915. It is not possible from the Embarkation Roll to determine on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 June 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Date of death20 March 1966

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