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Richard John BURKE

Regimental number6708
Place of birthMaryborough Queensland
SchoolCatholic School
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationWaiter
Address25 East Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinWife, M H Burke, 25 East Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT SS Port Nicholson on 8 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHis only brother was killed in the South African war.
FateKilled in Action 12 July 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death37.11
Age at death from cemetery records37
Place of burialOuttersteene Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 6), Bailleul, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
28
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Husband of Hyacinth E. BURKE, 25 East Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales. Native of Maryborough,
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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