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Crayton BURNS

Regimental number18665
Place of birthFiji
ReligionMethodist
OccupationJournalist
AddressThe Parsonage, East Maitland, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Rev William Arthur Burns, The Parsonage, East Maitland, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, 32nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 19 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 20 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 67586 Pte Arthur Mostyn BURNS, New South Wales Reinforcement 26; embarked 2 November 1918; ship recalled owing to cessation of hostilities.
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 September 1952

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