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John BURGESS

Regimental number1763
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressGriffith, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, James Burgess, Starling Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Enlistment date17 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 January 1918
Date of death7 July 1962
Place of burialRookwood Cemetery

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