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James Ernest BURKE

Regimental number529
Place of birthCasino, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStockman
AddressGreen Meadows, Kyogle, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Reeves, Green Meadows, Kyogle, New South Wales
Enlistment date5 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: "Letter/List dated 16 November 1921"

FateReturned to Australia 15 November 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary Ann BURKE
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 115
Date: 10 October 1919

Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death24 September 1928
Age at death46
Place of burialBoonah Cemetery, Queensland

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