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Thomas George O'Rourke

Name on Board TJ O’Rourke
Name on Service
Thomas George  O'Rourke
Enlistment Age 28
Occupation Solderer
Place of Birth Williamstown, Vic
Next of Kin Sarah Hernan
Address 96 Stevedore St, Williamstown, Vic
Marital Status S
Enlistment Date 2/08/1915
Service No. 2731
Enlistment Place Melbourne, Vic
Embarkation Place Melbourne
Embarkation Date 27/10/1915
Embarkation Ship HMAT Ulysses A38
Unit on Embarkation 24th Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of Death 23/09/1917
Unit on Death 7th Australian Infantry Battalion
Rank on Death Private
Cause of Death Died of wounds
Place of Wounding/
10th Casualty Clearing Station, Belgium
Cemetery or Memorial Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Lijssenthoek, Flanders, Belgium
Additional Information Unable to locate TJ O'Rourke on the Australian War Memorial Honour Rolls however TG O'Rourke has a strong Williamstown connection. Prior to enlistment T O'Rourke was employed by the British Imperial Oil Co.  By September 1915, thirty-one men from the Williamstown branch of the British Imperial Oil Co. enlisted.
Additional References Footscray Chronicle, Saturday 18 September 1915, p2
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