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Bacchus Marsh
Avenue of Honour
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Driver James Cassimer Bourke

1881
Born at Bacchus Marsh, VIC
4/8/1915
Enlisted at Melbourne in the AIF at age 33
28/1/1916
Embarked from Melbourne aboard the HMAT A32 Themistocles with the 14thReinforcements, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade
29/2/1916
Egypt - Transferred to 1st Divisional Ammunition Column from reinforcements
22/3/1916
Transferred to 25th Howitzer Brigade, 115th Battery
10/5/1916
Mustered as Driver
27/5/1916
Transferred to 5th Divisional Ammunition Column
20/6/1916
Embarked from Alexandria, Egypt for France
14/9/1917 - 25/9/1917
On leave in UK
2/10/1917
Wounded in Action
4/10/1917
Admitted to the 12th General Hospital , Rouen France, gunshot wound to the head, severe
2/1/1918
Rejoined Unit
29/10/1918 - 10/11/1918
On leave in UK
15/5/1919
Embarked for Australia aboard the Orontes
28/6/1919
Returned to Australia
22/8/1919
Discharged from the AIF
1955
Died at Collingwood, VIC aged 73

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