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Lionel Robert BURNS

Regimental number3506
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDrover
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 6"
Weight116 lbs
Next of kinMother, Elizabeth Burns, Allison Street, St Leonards, Glenelg, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 January 1917
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Unit name48th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT Seang Bee on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 July 1919
Discharge date25 September 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Frankfurt', 1 July 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 17 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 25 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, BURNS Lionel Robert

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