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Ernest Edward BURNS

Regimental number2443
Place of birthBakers Hill, Western Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMechanic
Address141 Chelmsford Road, North Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Burns, 141 Chelmsford Road, North Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date17 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 18 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Postal Corps
FateReturned to Australia 3 September 1919
Date of death20 June 1947
Place of burialLake Grace Cemetery

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