Rourke, Keith (Sergeant, b.1891 - d.1970)

Unit 2nd Australian Infantry Battalion
Accession Number PR04311
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 2 wallets: 4cm
Object type Postcard, Photograph, Letters
Maker Rourke, Keith
Place made Egypt, France, Ottoman Empire: Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, Anzac Area (Gallipoli), Anzac Beaches Area, Anzac Beach
Date made 1914-1918
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Collection relating to the First World War Service of 889 Sergeant Keith Rourke, 2nd Battalion, Australian Infantry Force. Collection consist of numerous letters and postcards written by Sgt Rourke to his mother and to his sister Nell, written between October 1914 and July 1918. Collection also includes various annotated photographs sent home by Sgt Rourke and various telegrams relating to Sgt Rourke. Rourke later served in the Second World War.