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Louis Henry BURN

Regimental number4891
Place of birthBairnsdale, Victoria
SchoolPublic School, Bairnsdale, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarter
AddressWollongong, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinSi/W, Mrs I Hill, New Road, Lithgow, NSW/Mrs I Burn, address unknown
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Machine Gun Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied in 50th Casualty Clearing Station, Roisel, France.
FateDied of wounds 6 October 1918
Place of death or woundingMontbrehain, France
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialTincourt New British Cemetery (Plot V, Row D, Grave No. 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
175
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Mary BURN; husband of Isabella BURN, 1 Short Street, Paddington, New South Wales. Born at Bairnsdale, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousins: 3 killed in action
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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