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Arthur James BURNET

Regimental number3698
Place of birthBuln Buln, Victoria
SchoolState School, Goornong, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationWood machinist
Address67 Lord Street, Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, J T Burnet, 67 Lord Street, Richmond, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed as a Private in the 64th Infantry Regiment and the 52nd (Victorian Scottish) Infantry Regiment, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date24 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 17 August 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Surname spelt BURNETT on Nominal Roll.
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death23
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 69), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
46
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Jane BURNET. Native of Buln Buln, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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

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