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Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne
Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne

Burge, Joseph (5561)

Place of Birth: Lytton, QLD

Age: 35 years 9 months

Enlistment Details: Wednesday, 22 March 1916 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 5561            view online service record

108 Albert Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Alice Burge (wife)
108 Albert Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Embarkation Details:
Date: Monday, 25 September 1916
Ship: HMAT Shropshire A9
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 23rd Infantry Battalion – 15th Reinforcements

RTA: Wednesday, 5 March 1919
Discharged: Monday, 2 June 1919

Prisoner of War (POW)


  • Brian Membrey
    Posted August 1, 2016 9.12 am 0Likes

    Boer War (1898-1902) service : One year and 96 days in South Africa during Boer War, initially 80 Trooper (later Lieutenant),1st Queensland Mounted Infantry, seconded to Transvaal Mounted & Foot Police 19.6.1900, 16.1.1901 discharged 23.1.1901. Later re-enlisted (as Joseph Alexander BURGE), 353, Private, 5th Queensland Imperial Bushmen, NOK in Lytton, Queensland, noted as left behind in hospital at Charlestown with enteric when 5 QIB returned to Australia

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