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Edward James BURROWS

Regimental number3623
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOrchardist
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Height5' 5.5"
Weight128 lbs
Next of kinFather, Edward George Burrows, Waikerie, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Unit name48th Battalion, 10th Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 16 July 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date22 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 12 December 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 1 February 1919, awaiting onward transport to Adelaide; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, left hand), Adelaide, 22 March 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
Date of death2 December 1951
SourcesNAA: B2455, BURROWS Edward James

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