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Joseph Alphonsus Leo BURKETT

Regimental number2241
Place of birthEchuca, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBuilding contractor
AddressBalaclava, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation50
Next of kinWife, Mrs Janet MacDonald Burkett, Arnold Street, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date30 June 1917
Rank on enlistment2nd Air Mechanic
Unit nameAugust 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Kent Fedorowich
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 October 1961
Age at death75
Place of burialSwan Hill Cemetery, Victoria

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