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Albert Edward BURMAN

Regimental number1716
Place of birthEsk Queensland
SchoolState School, Toowoomba, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Thomas Burman, Drayton Road, Newtown Toowoomba, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Australian Field Artillery, Citizen Military Forces, Brisbane, Qld.
Enlistment date29 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 18 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row D, Grave No. 49), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
147
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Belinda BURMAN, Ipswich Road, South Brisbane, Queensland. Native of Mount Esk, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother: 7354 Malcolm William BURMAN, 9th Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1918.

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