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Joseph Roy BURGESS

Regimental number161
Place of birthEchuca, Victoria
OccupationBank clerk
AddressYarra Street, Echuca, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John James Burgess, Yarra Street, Echuca, Victoria
Previous military service67th Infantry
Enlistment date1 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Divisional Signal Company
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 12 Sergeant Alfred Tennyson BURGESS, 3rd Machine Gun Bn, effective abroad (still overseas).
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 September 1975

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