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Alfred John BURN

Regimental number1020
Place of birthOrbost, Victoria
SchoolState School No 2744, Orbost, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressOrbost, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, R Burn, Orbost, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 10), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
11
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Susan BURN, Gladstone Street, Orbost, Victoria

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