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Thomas Patrick BURKE

Regimental number5301
Place of birthCanowindra New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressWombat Street, Forbes, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, Thomas Caroon Burke, Wombat Street, Forbes, New South Wales
Enlistment date21 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


'For conspicuous gallantry as a member of a rifle grenade section which attacked several enemy strong points with marked success during operations at Lagnicourt.'
Recommendation date: 25 April 1917

FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

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