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Regimental number3279
Place of birthGeorgetown, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBrinkworth, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.3
Height5' 7"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Machell, Hammond, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 11 months in the 24th Australian Light Horse, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date2 March 1916
Place of enlistmentKadina, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*given name two spellings Burtie and Bertie
Discharge date4 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 12 December 1918; discharged (medically unfit: multiple gun shot wounds), Adelaide, 4 May 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 June 1955
SourcesNAA: B2455, MACHELL Burtie

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