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Ernest John BURNE

Regimental number729
Date of birth--/04/1894
Place of birthKilmore, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationRailway employee
Address21 Chaucer Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Burne, 21 Chaucer Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Enlistment date11 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll15 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 8 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Listed on Kensington Methodist (now Uniting) Church Roll of Honour ('A Loving tribute to the Memory of Our Brave Men'), McCracken Street, Kensington, Victoria.
Discharge date21 November 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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