William Elias BURGE


BURGE, William Elias

Service Number: 3107
Enlisted: 1 November 1916, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 60th Infantry Battalion
Born: Ballarat, Victoria, 1898
Home Town: Richmond, Yarra, Victoria
Schooling: Burnley State School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Illness (Meningitis), Capetown, South Africa, 12 March 1917
Cemetery: Woltemade Cemetery (Maitland), Cape Town
Section 4, Grave 97451C
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

1 Nov 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3107, 60th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne
16 Dec 1916: Involvement Private, SN 3107, 60th Infantry Battalion
16 Dec 1916: Embarked Private, SN 3107, 60th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Medic, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William Charles and Mary Burge of 10 Melrose Street, Richmond, Victoria

Medal: British War Medal

Also served in the Citizen Forces