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Kneale BURN

Regimental number1001
Place of birthArarat, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCarpenter
AddressVincent Street, Ararat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, George Burn, Vincent Street, Ararat, Victoria
Enlistment date14 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentBugler
Unit name5th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 29 July 1915
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 475 Sergeant Albert Ernest BURN, 5th Bn, killed in action, 25 April 1915; 3037 Sergeant Walter BURN, 58th Bn, returned to Australia, 19 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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