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Regimental number5055
Place of birthCape Barren Island, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressCape Barren Ialand, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Mr G H Burgess, Cape Barren Island, Tasmania
Enlistment date25 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 29 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1918
Date of death15 September 1971
Place of burialCarr Villa Cemetery

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