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Claude Campbell BURBIDGE

Regimental number1187
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressCaulfield, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Marie A Burbidge, 'Rosslyn', Orrong Crescent, Caulfield, Victoria
Enlistment date28 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name39th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 28 January 1916. Taken on strength, 39th Bn, 24 May 1916. Promoted corporal, 9 May 1916.
FateKilled in Action 21 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death28
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 10), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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