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Harold Gordon BURNETT

Regimental number1214
Date of birth3 September 1893
Place of birthIllabrook, Victoria
SchoolIllabrook State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressWindermere, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, James Burnett, Windermere PO, Windermere, Victoria
Enlistment date25 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 April 1919
Other detailsMarried Elsie Victoria Greaves on 19 September 1925 at Shenton Methodist Church, Geelong. They had three children; Jean, John and Marjorie. Worked after the war as an engine driver, Godfrey Hurst Woollen Mills, Geelong, Victoria
Date of death7 September 1959 - Geelong, Victoria
Place of burialAshes held Western Cemetery, Geelong, Victoria

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