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Leopold Penrose Peter BURKE

Regimental number3113
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMachinist
Address29 Gow Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ellnor Burke, c/o Mrs A Simpson, 315 Darling Street, Balmain, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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