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Charles BURGESS

Regimental number166
Place of birthLewisham, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
Address4 Station Road, Homebush, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 4"
Weight150 lbs
Next of kinFather, C Burgess, 44 Elvon Street, Rochester, England
Previous military serviceServed for 12 years in the Royal Engineers, British Army; discharged.
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name3rd Field Company Engineers, Headquarters, Section 1, Section 2 and Section 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 22 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 24 January 1919
Discharge date23 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsTrue name: William ROBERTS
Date of death17 July 1960
SourcesNAA: B2455, BURGESS Charles

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