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Regimental number3652
Place of birthAccrington, Lancashire, England
SchoolChurch of England School, Accrington (?), Lancashire, England
Age on arrival in Australia14
OccupationBoundary rider
Address67 Hunter Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Charles David Burgess, 67 Hunter Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 April 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 April 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 33rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Canberra on 16 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1917
Place of death or woundingRandwick Military Hospital, NSW
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialRandwick Cemetery (Grave No. 80), New South Wales
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial

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