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Regimental number3256
Place of birthAbbey Cottages, Aintree, Liverpool, England
SchoolStar of the Sea Catholic School, Seaforth, Liverpool, England
Age on arrival in Australia20
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMelbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs C M Burnett, 58 Violet Road, Sutherland, Liverpool, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date31 October 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 2 February 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 9 August 1918
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialTerlincthun British Cemetery (Plot II, row B, Grave No. 4), Wimille, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Catherine BURNETT, 58 Violet Road, Litherland, Liverpool, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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